Non-ionic, ethoxlyated polyethylene glycol ester made from glycerin & coconut oil.
Multifunctional agent with excellent emulsifying, emollient, refatting & thickening properties, also useful as surfactant & foam booster, good conditioning effect for soft & smooth skin and hair.
Universally applicable, especially in liquid soaps, lotions, body washes, shower gels, hair shampoos, facial cleansers, bubble baths, decorative cosmetics.
Clear oily liquid, characteristic odor.
Soluble in water & alcohols, insoluble in oils.
Can be added to formulas as is, usual concentration 1 - 10%
HLB value 11 (gives oil-in-water emulsions).
SAMPLE FORMULA: USE AT YOUR OWN RISK
Conditioning Shampoo with Jojoba Protein & Vitamin B5
Phase A - 8 oz base
Distilled Water (diluent) 1/3 cup
Guar Gum (thickener/condtioner) 1 1/4 tsp
Glycerin (humectant) 1 Tbsp
Sulfosuccinate (cleansing agent) 3 Tbsp
Coco Betaine (cleansing agent) 4 Tbsp
PEG- 150 Distearate (thickener/emulsifier) 1 tsp
PEG- 7 Glyceryl Cocoate (emulsifier/emollient) 1 tsp
Cyclo- Dimethicone (emollient) 1/2 tsp
Jojoba Protein (active ingredient) 1/2 Tbsp
Provitamin B5 (active ingredient) 1 tsp
Your choice preservative 50 drops
Your choice fragrance 25 to 30 drops
Add phase A into a glass container and sprinkle the guar gum into the water, mix
well to avoid the formation of lumps. Add phase B into a separate container and heat to
150F/65C to melt the peg- 150 distearate.
Combine phase A and B and stir.
Add phase C to phase A/B when the shampoo has cooled below 100F/40C. Stir again, then pour into an old recycled our old shampoo bottles.