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  • I live in singapore and its very hot, humidity above 80% most of the time. Thick lotions or creams make me sweat. I can use a toner (with high levels of humectants), but wont sweat. So i guess oil + ewax must be the culprit for my case. I made thin…
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Thanks @Belassi. Yes, i do agree 10,000ppm sounds bigger than 1% when in fact both are the same amount.
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Thank you for the reply. But if you can share with me why wouldnt you use it as a hand sanitizer? Is it not safe to use on the skin, or is it not effective?
  • One of the suppliers informed me that it can be taken orally (10% anolyte + 90% plain water). Can be used with an air dehumudifier at 100% concentration to disinfect the surroundings. I have a 1L sample with me now and the ingredients on the bottl…
  • 50% is way to much polysorbate80. Try from 5%-10% and see which formula you prefer the most. Mixing plant based oils with polysorbate 80 will separate, but the product will work. You just need to shake the bottle before use. For personal use, i dont…
  • @Doreen @Pharma @ngarayeva001  Thank you all! This is very helpful. I will have to reconsider. maybe glass would be a better choice for me.
  • i've seen natural deodorants with zinc oxide and/or magnesium hydroxide before and claim to be more gentle compared to baking-soda deodorants. baking soda due to its high pH is like an evil ingredient in deodorants. Thats what i see some brands clai…
  • Have you tried with isomyl laurate? Mind sharing the outcome?
  • I've watched the videos and the information you share is exactly what I've been looking for when I joined this forum. i'm wondering how can i join this new course?
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@ngarayeva001 just curious why Butylene glycol is added? does it serve a specific function in this product, probably making it into a waterless emulsion... but why?
  • Thank you @ngarayeva001. You have suggested alkyl benzoate in a different post as well and i've bought it. Just didnt have time to test it yet. Will do soon!
  • "Polysorbate 80, PEG-20 glyceryl triisostearate and C12-15 Alkyl benzoate (as simple as just three ingredients)" @ngarayeva001 i found out from experience that using plant oil (about 92% sunflower oil 8% polysorbate 80) cleansing oil makes…
  • I found an old discussion on this forum about polysorbate 80 and phenoxyethanol... https://chemistscorner.com/cosmeticsciencetalk/discussion/56/cosmetic-microbiologist-here-i-can-help-answer-your-germ-questions
  • Looks like jojoba beads.. but not sure why it's in a dishwashing liquid...
  • @Cst4Ms4Tmps4 thank you, that is good info for me.
  • i didnt find anything funny in anyone's comments here.. I was in fact shocked to know how long isotretinoin stays in the body because when i was prescribed with it, my derm only asked me two things. "are you pregnant? are you breastfeeding?&quo…
  • @Cst4Ms4Tmps4 i dont coincidentally have good genes. In fact, i dont have good skin at all. I've been using prescription tretinoin for almost two years at least 3 times a week if not every night. I've had my own share of bad skin experience and tret…
  • And @Pharma , what do you mean exactly by "The effect on skin might be like 'live short and intensely' because of accelerated cell renewal = look like 20 for the first 40 years and for the rest more like 200." ?
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This is totally brutal. Is there a paper that says this, if you can share about the oral form tretinoin that stays in human body for up to 5 years? Thats crazy, coz just like you said teenage girls are desperate to get acne free ski…
  • Thank you for the information @LincsChemist @Feelgoods . Very helpful. I went to their website and found out they have a distributor in my country. I have emailed the distributor.. :)
  • how about n-acetyl glucosamine? Is it any better than alpha arbutin?
  • (Image) There used to be a transparent gel body wash with myristic acid and lauric acid sold at in my country but now i can no longer find it. Clear transparent body gel..
  • @ngarayeva001 i was just thinking, can we make a 2-phase cleansing oil : about 50% the top part will be a mix of plant oils and 50% the bottom part will be a mix of tween80+ alkyl benzoate/ isopropyl myristate / MCT oil ... it'll definitely be a pro…
  • Thank you for all of your replies @EVchem and @ngarayeva001 . I have just received a reply from lotioncrafter regarding my question above. Here's their answer: "While we know cholesterol is typically derived from animals, the ingredient chole…
  • Speaking of cleansing oils, there's a product that i've been wanting to copy for a while but simply couldnt find the right available ingredients: Belif: Cleansing Gel Oil Enriched... It's a cleansing oil that has a little bit of body to it but still…
  • A lot of my DIY projects are oil cleansing related for example i make cleansing balms and liquid cleansing oil using mostly sunflower oil with polysorbate 80 as the emulsifier. For liquid cleansing oil, the oil and polysorbate 80 always separate aft…
  • Thanks for the approval. Hi! I'm Raiyana and i make skincare products at home as a hobby. I make them for my daughters, family members and close friends. I'm more interested to do products that are suitable for babies and kids with skin condition (…
  • Thank you for the reply. I made these this morning, decided to eliminate decyl  glucoside and added Lauryl Hydroxysultaine. It gives nice low lather. I'm okay with the product. But I'm not sure from professional chemists POV. % shows amou…
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