How to Add Vitamin A (Retinyl) to a Cream or Lotion

Written by: | August 28, 2020 | Leave a Comment

When you’ve found a great cream base but want to enhance its age defying properties, or have the goal of reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, adding Vitamin A (aka retinyl palmitate) is a great choice. We’ve seen the trend growing of adding boosters to existing creams since it allows you to personalize your skincare line for you and your clients’ needs. This booster is an easy addition to add all of the powerful benefits of Vitamin A and combined with our Antioxidant Cream makes a perfect base to a mature skin line.

Equipment You’ll Need
Beaker or another container

Difficulty Level: Very Easy
Approximate yield: 1 Pound – approximately 8 – 2oz jars
Approximate cost per pound: $31.03 (for both cream and Vitamin A)
Suggested packaging: 2oz jar
Suggested retail price: $10 – $15 each


Ingredient                                                   Lbs               Kitchen                   %
Antioxidant Cream                                     0.9901             16oz (1lb)                   99%
Vitamin A Palmitate (Retinyl)                 0.0099               1 Tsp                          1%


1. Add Creme to a beaker or another container.
2. Add Vitamin A to creme.
3. Mix well until Vitamin A is fully blended.
4. Use on cleansed, toned skin. Recommended for nighttime use for best results.

Please note that this recipe has not been challenge tested for preservation efficacy. If you use this recipe for market sales, it is up to you to ensure the safety of the product.

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