Subscriber exclusive: Potential duplication of L’Occitane Almond Supple Skin Oil (part three)

On Saturday, we reviewed the ingredient list for this product. On Sunday, we created a potential duplication formula for this product, but we are missing one of the key ingredients – oleyl alcohol – so we have to thicken this some other way. The blend is too thin and will pour out of the bottle…...

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Subscriber exclusive: Potential duplication of L’Occitane Almond Supple Skin Oil (part two)

Earlier, we took a look at steps one through three for duplicating a product. Let’s look at step 4, figuring out how much of each ingredient to use.We decided that the 1% or less line was probably after the oleyl alcohol but definitely before the fragrance. One problem I have here is that I can’t…...

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Subscriber exclusive: Potential duplication of L’Occitane Almond Supple Skin Oil (part one)

As I was so limited last month with having the arm pain of doom, I am hoping to get a few duplications this month. As I’ve been asked about this one so many times, I thought it was time to post it!In the September duplicating post, Raffaella asked if we could take a look at…...

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Subscriber exclusive: Potential duplication of the Nip + Fab Soften Kale Fix Moisturizer (part two)

Yesterday, we took a look at the ingredient list for this product. Today, we’ll look at where to start with the duplication, and you’ll see the post for the formula shortly.Please find the steps of my duplicating process in this post…. You are not logged in. This content is for $1 Level, $5 Level, $3...

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Subscriber exclusive: Potential duplication of Beauticontrol’s Nutri-Rich oil with apricot kernel oil

As you can see, this post is profoundly broken. I am working on a new version of this post that will include two new variations on the original formula, which I will link here when I’m done. Thanks for your patience!  Kim, a young woman in our youth program, asked if we could try duplicating…...

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Subscriber exclusive: Potential duplication of Hairstory NewWash (part four, the formula)

I’m ready to reveal my prototype formula for this product. Please check out part one, part two, and part three for all the steps I took to get to this point.POTENTIAL DUPLICATION OF HAIRSTORY NEWWASH (attempt #1) HEATED WATER PHASE 65% distilled or reverse osmosis water 5% aloe vera liquid 3% stearamidopropyl dimethylamine 3% rose…...

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Subscriber exclusive: Potential duplication of Hairstory NewWash (part three)

Today, let’s take a look at how much of each ingredient to use in our prototype formula. We’ll also figure out where the 1% or less line might be in this list.If you’d like to catch up on this duplication, please visit part one, then part two. You’ll find links to all the ingredients I…...

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Subscriber exclusive: Potential duplication of Hairstory NewWash (part two)

Yesterday, we started our review of the ingredient list for this product, but we had to end with lavender flower extract.Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Oenothera Biennis (Evening Primrose) Oil, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Oil. Conditioning: Stearamidopropyl Dimethylamine, Cetyl Alcohol, Glycerin, Stearyl Alcohol, Dicetyldimonium Chloride, Equisetum Hiemale…...

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Subscriber exclusive: Potential duplication of Hairstory NewWash (part one)

In the May duplicating thread, Connie asked us to take a look at Hairstory NewWash, so let’s get the full ingredient list.Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Oenothera Biennis (Evening Primrose) Oil, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Oil. Conditioning: Stearamidopropyl Dimethylamine, Cetyl Alcohol, Glycerin, Stearyl Alcohol, Dicetyldimonium Chloride, Equisetum…...

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Subscriber exclusive: Potential duplication of ASDM Beverly Hills Ultra Firming Cream (part four)

As I said the other day in part three of this potential duplication, I feel really frustrated with this product as they’re using an emulsifier no one else seems to use, they aren’t using proper INCI names on their ingredient list, and I’ve found at least two versions of this list out there. I really…...

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