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  • Help! Wrong Inci What Can I Do - Baby Shampoo

    Posted by MDBeauty on May 3, 2024 at 2:33 pm

    Hey Guys,

    Hope everyone is well. I recently ordered Suga®Nate 160NC
    to create a simple Baby Shampoo based on Colonials Formula 1003. Now i realize
    their formula had an error in the inci name and so the correct product
    is Suga®Det Mild. I now have a bucket of Suga®Nate 160NC and would like to know if I can use it as a stand alone surfactant like Suga Det Mild or would i need to add other sufactants? Thanks for your help.

    This is the corrected formula. Can i replace Suga®Det Mild with Suga®Nate 160NC?

    1 Water qs to 100.00
    2 Suga®Det Mild 34.00
    3 Fragrance Blueberry 0.05
    4 Potassium Sorbate Microcare ® SB 1 1.00

    MDBeauty replied 5 days, 2 hours ago 3 Members · 5 Replies
  • 5 Replies
  • MDBeauty

    May 3, 2024 at 3:02 pm

    Also, what other surfactant could i mix it with that would still be gentle enough?

    • This reply was modified 2 weeks, 2 days ago by  MDBeauty.
    • Camel

      May 3, 2024 at 4:07 pm

      You could add Cola®Teric CBS (Cocamidopropyl Hydroxysultaine). It is already a component of the Suga®Det Mild blend, so it would be very fitting. Another addition could be Suga®Det C (Coco-Glucoside), so you would have an anionic, amphoteric, and nonionic surfactant in your formula. It’s used in baby shampoos by Aveeno, Johnson’s, Pipette, and others.

      • MDBeauty

        May 11, 2024 at 4:18 pm

        Thanks a bunch!

  • MarkBroussard

    May 11, 2024 at 4:39 pm

    The issue you are going to have with SugaNate 160 if you use it solo is that it really does not create much foam relative to SugaDet Mild. @camel gave you some good advice on other surfactants that you can add to SugaNate 160 to create a gentle blend.

    • MDBeauty

      May 14, 2024 at 12:45 pm

      Thank you!

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