• Posted by Vic22k on March 2, 2022 at 10:23 pm
    Hello everyone!
    I am trying to make a climb chalk but with only magnesium carbonate we don’t have a white hand for too long. Other thing that I need to fix is that the chalk is too thin and I need something more chunky.
    Maybe if I put something based on compact powder ( like a binder ) this will adhere in hand and it will not be agressive to skin. 
    But I was searching and the ingredients that I need are lubrificants and I need a dry hand, I am scared that it will ruin the hole thing. 
    Do you have any tip? Any ingredient that I may use to agglutinate the chalk to make big blocks and a white dry hand?
    Thanks!!
    dr-catherine-pratt replied 1 year, 1 month ago 4 Members · 4 Replies
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  • oldperry

    Member
    March 2, 2022 at 11:27 pm

    I’m unfamiliar with this type of product. Do you have a complete list of ingredients?

  • Vic22k

    Member
    March 3, 2022 at 12:41 am

    Hi Perry! 
    They usually write on label of climb chalks that its a 100% pure product (magnesium carbonate) but there are diference between brands. Sometimes they feels like corn starch and in other brands they looks like a block, this makes me feel that they are some hidden ingredients. 

  • CedarS

    Member
    March 3, 2022 at 1:17 pm

    Hi Vic22k, it’s been ages since I used climb chalk! But I suspect it’s not a hidden ingredient, it’s about how the magnesium carbonate was treated and milled. You can get huge differences just from the fineness of grind. 

  • dr-catherine-pratt

    Member
    December 26, 2022 at 6:22 pm

    Hi there,
    I know this is a bit old, however I did a project earlier this year on various chalk products and hand grips using a natural adhesive.
    My email: catherine@drprattscosmeticformulating.com
    cheers Cath

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