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  • I'm currently buying ingredients from the personal formulator website. I can't find anybody online that sells PK3 Pre-mix pearlizer, any suggestions of where to purchase? I sent an email to lubrizol, but not sure if they sell it.
  • Also might increase Cocamidopropyl Betaine in next batch to help moisturize skin, depending on surfactant levels in Quickpearl. I need to look into the amounts of surfactants in Quickpearl...
  • I might try Plantarem APB next, but the current ingredients I'm using now change the skin tone of the face so I'm trying to stay with them. I'm not sure which of the ingredients I'm using that does change it, I'm thinking maybe the laureth 4 or DMDM…
  • For the pearl effect, I like the idea of adding a pre-mixed pearliser. Is there a pre-mixed pearlizer you would recommend as being the best? That would also already be mixed with surfactants, then I could reduce my sodium laureth sulfate if needed d…
  • Belassi, not trying to compete with any brand of shampoo/conditioner. Being this shampoo/conditioner was recently dis-continued I just want to use for myself in the future.
  • So I just made solution again without the glycol distearate, polyquat-7 and guarhydroxypropyltrimonium chloride. I doubled the Sodium Laureth Sulfate from 8% to 16% and reduced the citric Acid from 1% to 0.1%. I increased the Sodium Chloride at the …
  • I appreciate all the great advice! 1.) My next batch I will leave out the glycol distearate, polyquat-7 and guar hydroxypropyltrimonium chloride and see what happens. For future batches I would like to include these ingredients in the formulation,…
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