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  • Shampoo

    Posted by sandra-burnett on May 8, 2023 at 7:28 pm

    Hey Guy, I’m African American, making Sulfate-free and paraben-free shampoo, and have some questions. I have included the ingredients below.

    1. What can I use as a substitute for Quaterhium 31 (dicetyldimonium chloride, isopropyl alcohol)?

    2. What can I substitute for Squalane?

    3. What can I include in my shampoo to get a thick silky look and feel?

    4. For detangling can I add 1 gram of Sodium Lactate.

    5. Also, is there anything I should include or remove to make this formula better?


    Distill Water

    Sodium PCA

    Sulfosuccinate (discodium laureth sulfosuccinate).

    Coco Betaine (cocamildopropyl betaine

    Alpha Olefin Sulfonate (sodium C14-16 alpha olefin sulfonate)

    Glyceryl Oleate (glyceryl oleate)


    PEG-150 Distearate

    Quaternium 31 (dicetyldimonium chloride, isopropyl alcohol)

    Provitamin B5

    Phenoxyethanol SA

    Citric Acid

    sandra-burnett replied 2 weeks, 6 days ago 1 Member · 0 Replies
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