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 an amaranth & carob bouncin’ and behavin’ volumizing conditioner! Part one, using Jeesperse® ICE-T CIS-2 (formula)

Yesterday, we met this awesome hair care active, NaturePep® Amaranth (INCI: Water, Amaranthus Caudatus Seed Extract), full of proteins and amino acids, great for volumizing and thickening products for our hair. Today, let’s create a formula for a rinse-off volumizing and thickening conditioner using Jeesperse® ICE-T CIS-2 that’ll give you all that bouncy, but behaving,...

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#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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Q&A: What can I substitute for polyquaternium 7 in a conditioner bar?

In the December Q&A, Sherri asked, I was hoping to make conditioner bars for my girls’ stockings, but I’m almost out of polyquaternium 7, and my usual Canadian supplier is sold out. Are there any substitutions I can use? Quick note: I’ve started a Q&A post on conditioner bars that you’ll find pinned to the right...

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Q&A: Why can cationic and anionic ingredients be used together in solid shampoo bars?

In this month’s Q&A, Melinda asked, Why can cationic and anionic ingredients be used in solid (shampoo) bars? Normally, we don’t want to combine anionic (negatively charged) or cationic (positively charged) ingredients together as they’re opposite charges and don’t play well together. But we can make them work because we don’t have all that annoying water...

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