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  • Formulation Surgras cleansing gel

    Posted by aicha10 on June 20, 2024 at 7:09 am

    Hello everyone,

    I wanted to share an experience I recently had while formulating a surgras cleansing gel. I used the following ingredients: Aqua (40%) Jordapon SCI (6%) Glycerine (10%) Polyquaternium 10 (0.1%) Arlypon TT( 2%) Cocoglucoside (8%) PEG40 (2%) PEG7 Glyceryl cocoate (2%) Citric acid (0.05%) LAMESOFT® PO 65 (0.1%), Brown Sugar (3%): sugar is used to color the product;

    Initially, the gel was perfectly transparent. However, after 2 to 3 days, I noticed that the product started to lose its transparency. I’m curious if anyone else has encountered this issue and if you have any suggestions on how to maintain the gel’s transparency over a longer period.

    Additionally, I would appreciate any advice on how to make the product more moisturizing.

    Thank you so much

    ozgirl replied 3 weeks, 6 days ago 3 Members · 2 Replies
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  • PhilGeis

    Member
    June 20, 2024 at 11:34 am

    perhaps it needs a preservative.

  • ozgirl

    Member
    June 20, 2024 at 5:10 pm

    It could also be your SCI. It is usually recommended for opaque formulations.

    SLMI (Sodium Lauroyl Methyl Isethionate) is recommended for clear formulations.

    Agree about needing a preservative.

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