#alltheingredients: Jeesperse ICE-T CIS-2 (cold emulsifier, conditioner) – updated April 5, 2021

You know I’m a fan of these Jeen cold emulsifiers, so let’s meet a new one Jeesperse® ICE-T CIS-2! I’ve written about these cold emulsifiers from this company previously… JEEQUAT® NDCS or Naturally Derived Conditioning System aka ICE Conditioner (cationic) ICE Hair Restore or Jeesperse® ICE-T CPCS (cationic) ICE Sunflower or Jeesperse CPW-S (INCI: Sunflower...

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Modifying products for summer: Making a cold process, mostly naturally compliant, more hydrating lotion with babassu oil

It’s the worst part of summer for me – the end of July/beginning of August heat wave, where temperatures get to 35˚C (95˚F) with a Humidex of 39˚C (102˚F) with air quality warnings. I have air conditioning in the house and my car – as well as air conditioned seats, we just found out –...

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#alltheingredients: Jeesperse® CPW-S or ICE Sunflower (Sunflower wax (and) sodium polyacrylate) – cold process emulsifier

We first met this cold process emulsifier, Jeesperse® CPW-S or ICE Sunflower (Sunflower wax (and) sodium polyacrylate) in the e-book, Beyond Emulsifying Wax, part one, but I haven’t shared much about it here on the blog, so let’s take a closer look at it today! It contains 68% to 72% sunflower wax with 24% to...

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Summer products: 10 minute strawberry & honey parfait with ViscOptima SE, part four – altering the emollients

Welcome back to this series, Let’s make and modify products for summer! In the first part of this modification of the 10 minute strawberry & honey parfait with ViscOptima SE, we added some humectants, allantoin as an occlusive, and altered the oils a little bit. I shared our base formula with some modifications, which we’ll...

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Summer products: 10 minute summer lotion with ViscOptima SE, part three – botanical extracts

Welcome back to this series, Let’s make and modify products for summer! In the first part of this modification of the 10 minute strawberry & honey parfait with ViscOptima SE, we added some humectants, allantoin as an occlusive, and altered the oils a little bit. I shared our base formula with some modifications, which we’ll build...

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