Q&A: Why can this company include water in their sugar scrubs? Why doesn’t it dissolve the sugar? (Updated June 2022)

In this month’s Q&A, Sehrish asked, I want to know that as it is said in sugar body scrub we should not add water based ingredient. So how tree hut’s body scrub is made i am just curious that how it is made in the ingredients list there are sugar, glycerine, poly 20, aqua, oil based ingredients...

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Specific gravity: How you can use it to figure out how much you’re spending on ingredients! (Updated with downloadable Excel spread sheet!)

I thought I’d share a little more on the idea of specific gravity and how we can use it for our products. I shared a series on specific gravity in January 2022, so if you’d like more information, definitely check out these posts… Let’s talk about specific gravity (relative density or specific density) – part...

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Let’s talk about specific gravity (relative density or specific density) – part three, using it to measure fragrance oils and products

Welcome back to this series in which we’re learning more about specific density of our ingredients and why it matters. In part one, we talked about what specific gravity (relative density or specific density) meant, then we took a look at how we might make an anhydrous facial serum using these concepts. In part two, we looked...

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Let’s talk about specific gravity (relative density or specific density) – part two, using it to figure out how much foaming hand cleanser to make!

Welcome back to this series in which we’re learning more about specific density of our ingredients and why it matters. Yesterday, we talked about what specific gravity (relative density or specific density) meant, then we took a look at how we might make an anhydrous facial serum using these concepts. Today, let’s take a look at...

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Let’s talk about specific gravity (relative density or specific density) – part one, what is it and how can we use it to make an awesome facial serum?

Welcome to part one of a short, three part series on specific gravity! We’ll be taking a look at what this concept is, what it means for our products, how to use it to create a facial serum and foaming hand cleanser, and how it impacts fragrance oils. First, what is specific gravity? “Relative density, specific...

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