Deodorants: A recipe with glycerin and water

So let’s say you don’t want to use propylene glycol in your product – you prefer glycerin – and you don’t like alcohol either. There are options for making a clear deodorant stick with water and glycerin! Here’s a recipe I found from Hallstar for this kind of deodorant! CRYSTAL CLEAR HYDROPOLYOLIC DEODORANT STICK BASE81%...

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SILVERION® 2400 (formerly Tinosan SDC) – updated February 2021

Please note, Tinosan SDC is now SILVÉRION® 2400. Everything else remains the same.  Tinosan SDC is a water soluble silver salt of citric acid (INCI citric acid (and) silver citrate) that has a pH of 1.4 to 1.6. It is a colourless, low viscosity liquid that works as an anti-microbial preservative (bacteria, yeast, and mould)...

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Deodorants: A recipe with alcohol and propylene glycol (updated)

As I mentioned yesterday, every clear gel deodorant stick starts off with sodium stearate and a polyol. Generally we’ll use about 6% to 8% sodium stearate, a goodly portion of the polyol – one of the glycols or glycerin – and perhaps a little alcohol. Here’s a basic recipe from which we can start, then...

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Deodorants: An aside… (updated)

I’ve written an updated post on sodium stearate that I encourage you to read before making deodorants. Click here for more!  It seems many of us are looking to make our own deodorants, and although it’s not a difficult process to make them, it is hard to find a recipe you like. You’ll see recipes...

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