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  • Ceteareth 25 does not offer holding features like Carbomer. Ceteareth 25 is a "Colloid stabilizing emulsifier". That means it will "gel" net your ingredients, into a soft or a very firm form, depending on the percentage used in t…
  • Ancient Roman cosmetics: Skin cream from the 2nd century A.D. “This cream had a pleasant texture when rubbed into the skin. Although it felt greasy initially, owing to the fat melting as a result of body heat, this was quickly overtaken by the smoo…
  • >Will now look for a high torgue and high speed electric drill, and use tonyh's >idea of using the "Speed Controller, Variable AC Motor Rheostat" (from his post above) @johnsutw:  The plan I gave above is just a surface (not too in…
  • Decrease the GLYCERIN to .5% and increase the PVP K90 to 15%
  • Croda - REJUVASOFT - Your Instant Conditioner The REJUVASOFT conditioning system is a major innovation in the conditioning market. It delivers combing and detangling benefits plus the attributes that consumers perceive as moisturization, all in a s…
  • @nasrins - keep the leave-in spray water percentage at 80% and above. This is a good example with Carbomer and Triethanolamine. Spray Hair Gel: https://www.lubrizol.com/PersonalCare/S-G0010-Spray-Hair-Gel.pdf  
  • Yes.  >If I remove beeswax,vaselin and carbomer , it becomes so thin... If you wish to keep them, add them at 0.1% each for liquid paraffin, beeswax and vaselin. For carbomer 0.05% and tea 0.05%
  • There was a spray some years back that was a slight gel liquid with alcohol and water. It was a setting lotion. Can't remember the name at the moment.    >I think its difficult to have a hair mask with carbomer which  I can spray it.
  • For leave-in lotion in squirt bottle. Increase polysorbate80 to 4%. For leave-in spray replace the liquid paraffin, beeswax and vaselin, with oil. Jojoba oil at 2% can be the only oil or share it with another oil.  Remove the carbomer and TEA, and…
  • >They literally turn your hair into cement! Water-Based Hair Pomade With Hold #2 Ingredients: WATER (AQUA) -  65.6% CETEARETH-25 - 15% GLYCERIN - 3% PEG-7 GLYCERYL COCOATE - 3.5% PEG 40 HYDROGENTATED CASTOR OIL 2% PVP K90 - 7% PROPYLENE GLYCOL…
  • Water-Based Hair Pomade With Hold Ingredients: WATER (AQUA) -  60.5% CETEARETH-25 - 15% GLYCERIN - 7% - Moisture attraction PEG-7 GLYCERYL COCOATE - 3.5% PEG 40 HYDROGENTATED CASTOR OIL 2% PVP K90 - 3% - Fixative hold style. Increase to see if you…
  • @bohnjowers: Decrease (or omit) your Glycerin level, because it overrides the PVP holding effect. Glycerin attracts moisture to the hair. With the fats in your formula, maybe you can try adding a little 'Isopropyl Myristate' to lessen the oil feel/…
  • @nasrin: try a new base formula. instead of using carbomer and tea, try something like BTMS [Behentrimonium Methosulphate (and) Cetearyl Alcohol]. The glycerin level is high in your formula so the spray on liquid is going to attract moisture to the …
  • What degree of opacity?   >opacifier You can add small percentages of fatty alcohol...like Cetearyl Alcohol, Cetyl alcohol, Cetyl Palmitate, etc. and a little emulsifier like Glyceryl Stearate to cloud the gel. Used in formulas with carbomer and…
  • How to Calculate Molar Mass, video: www.youtube.com/watch?v=F9NkYSKJifs Molecular Weight Calculator: http://www.lenntech.com/calculators/molecular/molecular-weight-calculator.htm Mass-Mole Calculations (moles = mass ÷ molar mass): http://www.auset…
  • Try: Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose (HPMC)
  • @milliachemist - Well, it has been formulated into clear shampoos. Yes.  And also opaque shampoos as well (using Glycol Distearate).  >preferred for clear shampoos Things to be aware of when using Piroctone Olamine: Piroctone Olamine is a littl…
  • @nasrins - research "Piroctone Olamine". It's used as a replacement for "Zinc Pyrithione".
  • Mark - Microformulation - August 16 Even simpler, test your pH first, especially with shampoos when thickening is an issue. I get about 5 "emergency" calls a year..."My shampoo isn't thickening." I ask "What is the pH?"…
  • @nasrins Maybe why it's not overly expensive is because it is not hydrolyzed, but only a contact exchange would clarify that. Their website description says nothing about it being hydrolyzed. BASF sells 'Complexe Caviar LS 9747' which is hydrolyze…
  • For example "hair relaxer"? And the main vessel would be the combine phase?
  • @Zink - check out "Cosmetic and Toiletry Formulations, Volume 7" for Purifying Clay Face Mask base formula.
  • @danielyau - Caviar Extract - 1 kg  -  Price:$70.50 http://www.formulatorsampleshop.com/ProductDetails.asp?ProductCode=FSS10357
  • @Rencelj  - check out "Dr Straetmans Standard Formulary" pdf - 2009, 2011, 2012 - use GOOGLE to search. Has formulas that include polymer, Stearic acid and KOH (they give the solution as 10%) and the method to put it together.
  • >What about Jojoba Esters? I need to inlcude it in the calculation, >but I don't know the HLB? The information I found was this Oil/fats/esters: Cetearyl Alcohol, Squalane, Jojoba Esters, Vitamin E, Essential Oils. You have about 10% oil-bas…
    in Cream fail? Comment by tonyh July 2014
  • >Natural and you're using Behentrimonium Methosulfate?  What plant does that come from? Created from modified Rapeseed oil. 
    in Detangler Comment by tonyh July 2014
  • Increase your (high HLB [11] emulsifier) Cetearyl Glucoside to 1.5 - 3% --- "We want to combine a low HLB emulsifier (the one that loves oil more) and a high HLB emulsifier (one that loves water more) at a level that will match the HLB of our…
    in Cream fail? Comment by tonyh July 2014
  • @jame - this bit is from: http://swiftcraftymonkey.blogspot.com/2011/02/thickeners-cationic-guar-gum.html     "As previously mentioned by Anonymous, this is a Cationic Guar and is really suitable for using with Non-ionic and Amphoteric surfact…
  • >Some people consider Petroleum natural since it is taken from the ground. @Perry :-) Honestly, I do not see Petroleum as a bad ingredient. Not even Dimethicone too, because it is just a polymer derived from its mother element, silicon or silica.
  • Thanks @vitalys !!! for sharing.
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