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  • curl cream

    Posted by fontelab on October 24, 2018 at 12:27 am

    hello im trying to make this curl cream skipping the salcare sc 96 because its getting hard to get in my country
    i need it simple, and thick
    but what can i use to replace it? with out the salcare it´s liquid and need a cream or gel 
    this is the formulation

    water 87%
    cetearyl acohol 4%
    salcare sc 96  0.4%
    dehyquart a ca 6%
    peg 40 1%
    fragance .80%
    preservative .20%


    fontelab replied 5 years, 1 month ago 2 Members · 3 Replies
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  • oldperry

    October 24, 2018 at 12:53 pm

    What thickeners do you have access to?  There are a wide range of them available like Cellulosic Thickeners, Xanthan gums, Carbomer, etc.

  • fontelab

    October 24, 2018 at 3:34 pm

    Thaks for replying,
    i tryied novemer ec 1 (glumpy finish) , carbomers ( makes it sandy ), and peg 150
    i think i need a cationic one right?

  • fontelab

    October 24, 2018 at 3:37 pm

    I have access to all those Perry

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