Sulfate-Free Surfactants

Sulfate-Free Surfactants

I love this handy chart from Innospec’s presentation: “Formulating High Performance Sulfate-Free Cleansing Products”. ⁣⁣As you can see, surfactants have a working pH range. Some surfactants can hydrolyze at a low pH (SCI, Iselux, Sulfosuccinate). ⁣   As most surfactants are diluted, we have a…

Cleansers (Body Wash, Shampoo, Face Wash)

Cleansers (Body Wash, Shampoo, Face Wash)

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DIY hand sanitizer – vital information

DIY hand sanitizer – vital information

Our very own Jane Barber was one interviewed for this informative article on DIY hand sanitizers by The Ecowell:  https://www.theecowell.com/blog/hand-sanitizer

Surfactant Active Matter Calculator

Surfactant Active Matter Calculator

Surfactant Active Matter Calculator Shower gel, shampoo and face cleansers usually contain at least two surfactants to make the formulation milder and more effective.  As surfactants sold by ingredient suppliers are diluted it can be challenging to know exactly how much surfactant is in a…

Preservative Reviews

Preservative Reviews

PreservativesAll you need to know!Learn how to preserve effectivelyCommon strategies chemists use to pass preservative testsPreservative free?True or false? Previous Next Free, online skincare formulation course from Chemists Corner, Swiftcraftymonkey and Making Skincare. As a first step to making your own products, we highly recommend enrolling on our free online course…