Creating an amaranth & honey foaming facial cleanser (part three, adding fruit acid complex)

Welcome to part three of this short series on making an amaranth & honey foaming facial cleanser. In part one, we chose our ingredients, including preservatives. In part two, we made the formula, then tested and adjusted the pH. In part three, we’ll modify the formula to include fruit acid complex, a chemical exfoliant full...

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Creating an amaranth & honey foaming facial cleanser (part two, formula)

Welcome back to this short series on creating a foaming facial cleanser with foaming amaranth surfactant and a bunch of lovely ingredients, like humectants, botanical extracts, and more. If you’d like to see part one of this series in which we review our ingredients, look at the preservative chart, and learn more about what we...

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Creating an amaranth & honey foaming facial cleanser (part one)

I admit it – I love a good foaming facial cleanser. I find that cleansing my face with a foamy, bubbly, lathery™ cleanser that doesn’t feel like it’s stripping my skin, that rinses off easily so I can avoid that horrible, dry, tight feeling, and leaves my skin feeling super dewy but not greasy or...

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Creating an amaranth & carob bouncin’ and behavin’ volumizing conditioner! Part two, using Incroquat BTMS-50 (formula)

In part one of this series, we formulated an amaranth & carob bouncin’ and behavin’ volumizing conditioner with Jeesperse® ICE-T CIS-2, then we made an awesome liquid conditioner with that formula in part two. In today’s post – part two – let’s look at how we could modify this to make a heated product using...

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Creating a 10 minute, natural hand & body lotion with babassu & amaranth oil  – part three, formula with humectants & botanical extracts

Welcome back to this short series on making this 10 minute natural cationic lotion with Jeequat® NDCS, babassu oil, and amaranth oil! I thought I’d try a few of these new fangled ingredients we’ve met over the last few months, new humectants, proteins, oils, and more. So let’s take a look at how we can...

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