Join us on Sunday, February 23rd for another cosmetic chemistry coffee klatch!

Are you ready for another cosmetic chemistry coffee klatch? Come join us on Sunday, February 23rd from noon to 3 pm at Decades Coffee Club in Chilliwack for an afternoon of hanging out and talking formulating, sharing ideas, and having a laugh with people who love creating things as much as you do! It’s about...

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How do I learn about ingredients? Creating a conditioner for textured or curly hair using STEPANQUAT® Helia (part seven)

Welcome back to this series demonstrating how to use new ingredients and create new formulas! To catch-up on this series, check out these posts: Part one: How do I research ingredients? STEPANQUAT® Helia (INCI:  Disunfloweroylethyl Dimonium Chloride (and) Sunflower Seed Oil Glycerides (and) Lauryl Lactyl Lactate)?  Part two: Creating the ingredient reference chart? Part three: Finding starting...

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#alltheingredients: Glyceryl caprylate/caprate (GCC) – a glyceryl ester

We’re working through the ingredients we need to make this conditioner – Formulas from Stepan: Links to the Multicultural Collection for textured or curly hair. We evaluated the formula in this post – How do I learn about new ingredients? STEPANQUAT® Helia (part six) – reviewing the formula from Stepan’s multicultural series – and found their were four...

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Newbie Tuesday: Making naturally compliant lotions with Ritamulse SCG (week six) – questions, answers, and discussions!

Welcome to week six of the Newbie Tuesday lotion making series! I hope by now you have your ingredients and you’ve made some lotion! I thought I’d share the first round of questions, thoughts, and modified formulas with you in this post, then share more with you next week, on February 25th, 2020. If you...

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Emollients you will love: Moringa oil

Moringa oil (INCI: Moringa Oleifera (Moringa) Seed Oil) is an interesting oil filled with a few neat fatty acids. It’s used as an emollient as well as an occlusive to reduce transepidermal water loss (TEWL), a fragrance stabilizer, and a hair care additive. It’s a light, non-greasy, dry feeling oil that has a slightly nutty odour...

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