Super happy fun member-to-member post for January 2020

Welcome to the February 2020 member-to-member sharing and caring post, an open post for you to share your thoughts, ask questions, share formulas, and generally connect with other people on this blog. One of the reasons I went with Disqus was to allow posts with pictures or videos or links of all sorts so we could share…...

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Hey $10 subscribers! The January 2020 e-zine is out! Check out Rheology Modifiers: Gels, Gels, Gels

Thanks so much for your patience as I finished up this super lengthy e-zine this month. I’ve been working on this e-zine series since last year, and there was just so much I wanted to share with you! Yeah, I said that last month, but it’s true! I’ve been working on this series forever!  Wow,…...

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How about another cosmetic chemistry coffee klatch?

Anyone interested in another cosmetic chemistry coffee klatch soon? I was thinking one of these days… Saturday, February 15th Sunday, February 16th Saturday, February 22nd Sunday, February 23rd *Family Day is Monday, February 17th, which might be a good thing? Or maybe not? Also, Valentine’s Day on the Friday? We can bring ingredients to try … Read more

Week 3 Newbie Tuesday: Making naturally compliant lotions with Ritamulse SCG (week three)

January 14th, 2020: Shopping lists for ingredients, supplies, and packaging as well as optional components. Tuesday, January 21st, 2020: We took a look at the general formula we’ll be using for the hand lotions. I explained the formula, the chemistry of lotions, the reason we use preservatives, and the sensory characteristics we can expect with Ritamulse…...

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How do I learn about new ingredients? Join me as we learn more about STEPANQUAT® Helia (part four) – formula using Jeesperse® ICE-T CIS-2

Welcome back! Did you have fun navigating all those lovely rabbit holes we fell down on Monday as we learned all about the chemistry of the three ingredients found in STEPANQUAT® Helia (INCI:  Disunfloweroylethyl Dimonium Chloride (and) Sunflower Seed Oil Glycerides (and) Lauryl Lactyl Lactate)? Did you enjoy putting together the ingredient reference chart? And are you looking forward…...

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How do I learn about new ingredients? Join me as we learn more about STEPANQUAT® Helia (part three)

Welcome back! Did you have fun navigating all those lovely rabbit holes we fell down on Monday as we learned all about the chemistry of the three ingredients found in STEPANQUAT® Helia (INCI:  Disunfloweroylethyl Dimonium Chloride (and) Sunflower Seed Oil Glycerides (and) Lauryl Lactyl Lactate)? And did you have fun gathering information for our ingredient chart yesterday?…...

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How do I learn about new ingredients? Join me as we learn more about STEPANQUAT® Helia (part two)

Welcome back! Did you have fun navigating all those lovely rabbit holes we fell down on Monday as we learned all about the chemistry of the three ingredients found in STEPANQUAT® Helia (INCI:  Disunfloweroylethyl Dimonium Chloride (and) Sunflower Seed Oil Glycerides (and) Lauryl Lactyl Lactate)? Now that we know what each of them, it’s time to learn…...

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Newbie Tuesday: Making naturally compliant lotions with Ritamulse SCG (week two)

Welcome to week two of the Newbie Tuesday series, making naturally compliant lotions with Ritamulse SCG. Today, we’ll be taking a look at the chemistry of lotions along with the first formula. Please click here for week one of this series, which includes the shopping list for supplies, equipment, and packaging. And a few resources……...

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How do I learn about new ingredients? Join me as we learn more about STEPANQUAT® Helia (part one)

I thought it’d be fun to share with you my process of learning about new ingredients, finding starting formulas, working with them in my workshop, observing their changes over time, and, finally, sharing them with you. This’ll take a few days to cover, but in the end, you’ll have a great sense of what goes…...

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