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  • hair serum/toner formulating - what’s the best emulsifier

    Posted by marinaartm on October 10, 2019 at 7:03 pm

    Hi guys!

    Trying to make a leave in hair serum/toner.
    What is the best emulsifier to use for this formula: water 66,65%, oils: 15,5%, 7,7% powder extracts, 1% glycerin
    I tried a few emulsifiers but they either made the water and oil separate or they produced a solution that was too thick to leave in hair. I tried Glyceryl citrate / lactate / linoleate / Oleate 3% +  0,2% xanthan gum for example
    I am thinking of trying Coco-Glucoside and Glyceryl
    Oleate + Sucrose Stearate
    What do you think?
    Please help me out with a few suggestions
    Thank you!

    Anonymous replied 4 years, 2 months ago 2 Members · 3 Replies
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  • ngarayeva001

    October 10, 2019 at 7:11 pm

    BTMS-50. And reduce oils. All they do is make hair greasy and weight them down.

  • marinaartm

    October 10, 2019 at 7:40 pm

    BTMS-50 seems like a good choice if i wanted to make a conditioner. But it is ok for a toner? For a very fluid solution?

    Thank you!

  • Anonymous

    February 28, 2020 at 5:53 pm

    Try  (polyquaternium 6)
     for emulsion stabilizing 

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