Emulsifiers you will love: Montanov™ 202 (INCI: Arachidyl Alcohol, Behenyl Alcohol, Arachidyl Glucoside) – naturally compliant emulsifier (part two) – Sample formula and instructions

Originally found in my e-book, Beyond emulsifying wax, part three: More natural emulsifiers you will love (March 2022), offered as part of the $10 (US) monthly subscription or available to purchase from the shop for $21.00 Canadian. Before we get into making some fun new awesome things for the holiday season, I wanted to introduce...

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Emulsifiers you will love: Montanov™ 202 (INCI: Arachidyl Alcohol, Behenyl Alcohol, Arachidyl Glucoside) – naturally compliant emulsifier (part one)

Originally found in my e-book, Beyond emulsifying wax, part three: More natural emulsifiers you will love (March 2022), offered as part of the $10 (US) monthly subscription or available to purchase from the shop for $21.00 Canadian. Before we get into making some fun new awesome things for the holiday season, I wanted to introduce...

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#alltheingredients: Sepigel 305™ (INCI: Polyacrylamide (and) C13-14 Isoparaffin (and) Laureth-7) – cold process liquid emulsifier

Sepigel 305™ (aka Cosmagel 305, CC Sepgel 305) is a translucent to opaque, white-ish, pre-neutralized, non-ionic liquid that works as an oil-in-water emulsifier at 2% to 5% or a thickener for aqueous products at as low as 0.1%. It creates what are called cream-gels, which is one that has a gelling agent along with an...

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Q&A: Liquid crystal emulsifiers? Is there a list of them? How to create a successful Olivem 1000 emulsion?

In this month’s Q&A, Kristina asked, Happy June Susan! I’m have a quick question (I hope!) at one point I was using liquid crystal emulsifiers, now it’s hard to get a list of them – Olivem 1000, and Montano 68 (which has been sold out) are the only ones I can find when I search...

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Q&A: How much Olivem 1000 or Montanov 68 to use in a balm-to-milk cleanser?

In the December Q&A, Nancy asked, Hi, I’m new here and I’m just starting to navigate all of this info! I have a question about using Olivem 1000 or Montanov 68 MB in a balm to milk cleanser. The suggested usage rates on suppliers websites only show the rates when used in emulsions. I am researching formulas and...

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