”Your Dreams Are Valid”

”Your Dreams Are Valid”

I made my first batch of whipped shea butter today and to be honest, I was gratified.

That single act meant one thing to me;

Natural Product Line.

The possibility of a natural product line.

I mentioned this to the girls and I can’t exactly say how thrilled they were, all I knew was that they were pleased with the idea. So I kept on rambling and ranting with the hope that they’d understand how serious I was.

But first it was an idea.

An idea of a business.

An idea of an all-natural homemade product line.

Then I kept on rambling. I didn’t care if they were tweeting away not paying attention to me. By now, they had probably heard enough especially since I currently didn’t have the means to implement this idea.

Capital

Packaging

Graphics

Name

Raw materials

It all came like a rush of wind.

Euphoria.

Sigh.

One day. Someday.

I have faith.

Today I kept on whipping and mixing. I didn’t have a hand mixer so I just used the manual one.

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Mixing in different directions.

Whipping in faith.

A new beginning(tautology?).

I had to write. There has to be a record.

I began thinking of the different possibilities, options, ingredients.

I went to the store.

The huge bottle of Safflower oil kept calling to me.

In fact, all of the bottles under the cooking oil section sudden became product-worthy.

I could add this and that to my whipped shea butter” The convos in my head kept going on and on.

Finally, I settled for what I had.
Coconut oil
Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Sweet Almond Oil.

That would do just fine for now.

When I was done, after application it felt rather greasy so I added water and mixed and whipped until it disappeared. I remembered some of the products I have. I checked the ingredients list. I knew water was always the first. I started making corrections.

Trial and error.

My next batch is so gonna be better.

Sigh.

Yes. I’m over the moon.

Yes, my dreams are valid.

EB.

Freelance Content Writer. Bookish. Aspiring Organic Skincare Formulator.

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