Heliofeel is available from Lucas Meyer Cosmetics. Generally their minimum orders are quite reasonable for small scale production. For smaller quantities, Trulux can be useful if you are willing to pay shipping from Australia.
There's a paragraph on page 251 of the following book that discusses making 'tacky syrup' out of glycerol and a natural gum as a replacement for corn syrup to bind cereal bars. It suggests some gums are soluble enough in glycerol at high loading lev…
In my experience the hydrolysis takes place within an hour. It is easy enough to begin prepping for formulation by making a stock solution. This is a fairly common albeit expensive acidulant in food and cosmetics.
Thanks @Perry so my understanding is minimalism is possible but only if the surfactants are the best available for foaming and cleansing.
If other factors are more important then more ingredients are needed to compensate for the lacking performanc…
Assuming you have regular access to testers, I would try a batch like this and see if that solves the problem:
Then I would add these back in 1 at…
From Ecocert documentation, olivoil emulsifier contains trace amounts of....
Potassium Sorbate @ 0,20% and Sodium Benzoate @ 0,10%
This in combination with Microcare SB at the max recommended level will be a challenge for those with sensitive skin …
Good suggestion @"Dr Catherine Pratt"
I get graininess with glyceryl stearate citrate if I rush the heating of the oil phase or if the water phase temp is too low when trying to form the emulsion.
Never noticed compatibility issues wit…
Not sure if this is any closer to passing your hygiene specs but along @belassi 's line of thought... millet hulls or hulls of another grain/legume if the texture of that is off?
Thanks Mark. I agree as a brand owner, a loyal customer base no matter what size is key.
We have a presentation for (essentially no strings attached) govt funding in a few weeks where we are being asked to present our end goal of launching a niche …
For skin care the time frame by which you allow user's to 'notice a difference' should be vastly different than the more immediate determinations made with hair care products.
Two facial products I currently use nightly (one containing a significa…