Hello! Advice on how to make my shampoo bar milder
I am formulating a shampoo bar and I would like some help understanding if there is any way I can make it milder.
As background, I live in Panama and there are very limited options of chemical supplies since there is little manufacturing in the country.
The only surfactants available are SCI (Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate), SCS (Sodium Coco Sulfate), and Cocamidopropyl betaine.
This is my current formula:
SCI 22.0% SCS 22.0% Cocamidopropyl Betaine 15.0% Cetyl Alcohol 15.0% Stearic Acid 12.0% Glycerine 4.0% Coconut Oil 3.0% BTMS-25 3.0% Castor Oil 2.0% Oat 1.5% Preservative 0.5%
pH is reading 5.5 @ 10% dilution.
Overall, the performance of the bar is ok, the issue is I feel it is a bit drying on hair and scalp.
Thanks in advance for any advice or feedback!
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