Q&A quickie: Why do we add rheology modifiers to the heated oil phase of an emulsion?

Great question! These ingredients are used to thicken water. Why would we add it to the heated oil phase of an emulsion? We add something like Sepimax ZEN, Sepinov EMT 10, Xanthan Gum, SOLAGUM™ AX, and so on to the heated oil phase so it won’t start to hydrate while it’s in the water phase,...

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Let’s make an awesome, thickened foot lotion with Sepimax ZEN (part four, preservatives & formula)!

Welcome back to this short series on making a gorgeous, hydrating foot cream with Ritamulse SCG. We started a previous series with a question from Jaime in the monthly Q&A about creating a thickened foot cream that used Sepimax ZEN as a rheology modifier (ingredient that thickens the water phase). We figured out the original...

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Let’s make an awesome, thickened foot lotion with Sepimax ZEN (part three, the oil phase)!

Welcome back to this short series on making a gorgeous, hydrating foot cream with Ritamulse SCG. We started a previous series with a question from Jaime in the monthly Q&A about creating a thickened foot cream that used Sepimax ZEN as a rheology modifier (ingredient that thickens the water phase). We figured out the original...

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Let’s make an awesome, thickened foot lotion with Sepimax ZEN (part two, the water phase)!

Welcome back to this short series on making a gorgeous, hydrating foot cream with Ritamulse SCG. We started a previous series with a question from Jaime in the monthly Q&A about creating a thickened foot cream that used Sepimax ZEN as a rheology modifier (ingredient that thickens the water phase). We figured out the original...

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Let’s make an awesome, thickened foot lotion with Sepimax ZEN (part one)!

We started a previous series with a question from Jaime in the monthly Q&A about creating a thickened foot cream that used Sepimax ZEN as a rheology modifier (ingredient that thickens the water phase). We figured out the original formula included far too much Sepimax ZEN – you want to use no more than about...

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