Viscosity loss in final formula

I am wondering what could be affecting the viscosity of my moisturizer formula. The base formula is great but the final formula is thinner than expected. The moisturizer is Hemp & Green Tea (marketing)

up to 100% Distilled Water 
2% Glycerin
3% 1,3 Propanediol 
3% Niacinamide 
0.2% EDTA 

3.5%  Glyceryl Stearate (and) PEG 100 Stearate 
1.3%  Cetyl Alcohol 
0.45% Sepinov EMT 10 
0.1% P-Anisic Acid 
0.05% BHT 
6% Camellia Seed Oil 
1.5% Tamanu Oil 
6% Hemp Seed Oil 

1% 1,3 Propanediol 
0.9% Euxyl PE 9010 

0.1% Rosemary Ole (may or may not be used for natural color also) 
0.1% Bisabolol 
1.5% Green Tea Extract (OS Scented Extract)  

adjust pH to 5.2-5.5


If I had to guess it is most likely the P-Anisic Acid or BHT since these are the most recent adjustments

Any ideas or recommendations? 

Comments

  • Out of curiosity, from the list it looks like the P-Anisic Acid is in the oil phase and I was wondering why
  • Out of curiosity, from the list it looks like the P-Anisic Acid is in the oil phase and I was wondering why
    Good question! I guess just personal preference due to its lack of water solubility. Also I believe it was suggested in another discussion but I could be remembering wrong. It disperses / dissolves evenly in the emulsion. Maybe I will try adding it to the water phase to see if and what differences it makes. Thanks! 
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