Sulfate-Free Surfactants

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 handy calculator which does the math for you so you know how much to add of each surfactant:  https://makingskincare.com/surfactant-calculator/

Which sulfate-free surfactants do you like to formulate with?


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