Esters: Using PEG-7 olivate in shampoo

If you’re a greasy haired girl, you’ll avoid oils like I avoid Brussel sprouts on Christmas Day. But don’t avoid esters – PEG-7 olivate and other water soluble oils aren’t out to increase your greasiness and spoil that good hair day. Using it in small amounts can offer some emolliency and shine to your hair,...

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Esters: Using PEG-7 olivate in foamy surfactant products – body wash

You know how much I love my foamy and lathery surfactants, so let’s add some PEG-7 olivate to a body wash to enjoy the reduction in irritation, slight increase in thickening, and increase in moisturization! We’re all on a quest to find body washes that don’t leave us feeling all dry and stiff after a...

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Esters: Using PEG-7 olivate in facial products

PEG-7 olivate (or indeed, the other water soluble esters like sunflower, jojoba, macadamia nut, and so on) are great additions to facial products. They offer increased emolliency and moisturization and a reduction in irritation, which are always great qualities, and those of us with oily skin can often enjoy the benefits using oils without feeling...

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We’re on the road again!

Raymond and I are taking a much deserved camping holiday on the Oregon coast, leaving today and we might be back on Thursday or Friday (we haven’t decided yet). It’s going to be a little cold, but I understand Portland is a mecca for us crafty types, so there’s much fun to be a had....

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Esters: Olivem 300 (INCI: Olive oil PEG-7 esters or PEG-7 olivate)

As you can tell by the name, PEG-7 olivate is derived from oleic acid, which, in this case, comes from olive oil. It seems that what you’ll find at your supplier is OlivEm 300, a brand name for the product from B&T in Italy. It’s a polyethylene glycol ester, which means it’s considered a surfactant with...

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