Lotion, Cream Tutorial, Troubleshooting etc

Lotion, Cream Tutorial, Troubleshooting etc

Click below to access the web page:- –Lotion, cream tutorial –How to make your emulsion more stable, which natural emulsifiers are effective, how much to use, troubleshooting -Adjusting emulsion viscosity -How to formulate like a pro -Preservative reviews –https://makingskincare.com/category/emulsifier/

TEGO® Care PS – Natural Emulsifier

TEGO® Care PS – Natural Emulsifier

TEGO® Care PS from Evonik (INCI: Methyl Glucose Sesquistearate) is a popular DIY natural emulsifier in Europe, especially amongst German DIY formulators, where it is known by the name of “Emulsan”.   It is one of my favourite natural hot process emulsifiers and produces light, flow-able,…

Fatty Alcohols: Cetyl Alcohol & Cetearyl Alcohol

Fatty Alcohols: Cetyl Alcohol & Cetearyl Alcohol

Want to make your emulsion thicker, more creamy and stable?  Just add 1-2% of either:  cetyl alcohol (cetanol (1-hexadecanol C16)); stearyl alcohol (1-octadecanol C18); or cetostearyl alcohol (blend of C16 and C18). I’m a huge fan of these common higher alcohols.  I use them in…

How to Formulate Like a Pro

How to Formulate Like a Pro

How to formulate like a pro! Jane is responsible for teaching skincare and haircare formulation at a UK University’s Cosmetic Science Degree.  Below are Jane’s top tips and tricks to take your formulation knowledge to the next level:- 1. Unfortunately there are very few credible…

Learn to Make Natural Lotion, Cream, Moisturiser & Body Butter

Learn to Make Natural Lotion, Cream, Moisturiser & Body Butter

Scroll down for our Lotion tutorial but if you would like to make other products, sign up to our Free, online formulation course from Chemists Corner, Swiftcraftymonkey and Making Skincare As a first step to making your own products, we highly recommend enrolling on our…

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…

How to make your lotion, cream stable

How to make your lotion, cream stable

Emulsifiers which ones to use, how much & tips to pass stability tests Lotions contain a water phase and an oil phase. Anyone who has made vinaigrette knows that oils do not dissolve in water no matter how long you shake them. As oil and…