#alltheingredients: Sepilift® DPHP (INCI: Dipalmitoyl hydroxyproline) – facial and lip care active

As I wanted to work on making some moisturizers in our Newbie Tuesday beginners’ lotion making series/course and Formulating Friday more advanced lotion making series/course, I thought we could take a look at some actives or cosmeceuticals we can use in facial products for all kinds of different reasons. Today, let’s take a look at...

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#alltheingredients: Hyaluronic acid, Oleo-Ha (oil soluble humectant, active for skin and lips)

Jen from Lotioncrafter very kindly sent me a sample of this oil soluble hyaluronic acid (INCI: Sodium hyaluronate, hydrogenated castor oil, castor seed oil), which I tried in my new modification of what I’m calling Grey’s Heady Harvest anhydrous balm with Oleo-HA because it’s full of so many gorgeous oils and vitamins,  so let’s take...

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Check what you have: Dry-Flo AF (INCI: Corn Starch Modified) and Dry-Flo TS (INCI: Tapioca Starch (and) Polymethylsilsesquioxane) – updated February 13, 2021

In this post, Heela wrote to me to say: I have been trying to look for directions on how to use Dry-Flo TS in lotion to get rid of that “greasy” feeling. I read on your blog that you add it to the water phase. My lotions were coming out a bit weird and I went...

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#alltheingredients: Bee pollen extract (liquid, water soluble)

Bee pollen extract, water soluble (INCI: Glycerin (and) Water (and) Pollen Extract (and) Sodium Benzoate (and) Potassium Sorbate) has a number of uses in our products as it works as a skin soothing ingredient that works as an anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, mild astringent, skin protectant, emollient, skin protector, and sebum reducer. Wow! Let’s take a look...

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#alltheingredients: Carrot seed extract (water soluble)

Carrot seed extract (INCI: Aqua (and) Glycerin (and) Daucus Carota Sativa (Carrot) Seed Extract, Sodium Benzonate, Potassium Sorbate, Citric Acid) is listed as being soothing, cleansing, moisturizing, and conditioning. The version I’m using is a slightly yellow, clear, water soluble extract that can be used at 0.5% to 5% in any product that contains water. Carrot seeds...

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