Newbie Tuesday: Creating emulsions with Simulsol/Lotionpro™ 165 – Hand & body lotions (week two)

Welcome back to the Newbie Tuesday introduction to lotion making course/series using Simulsol/Lotionpro™ 165 (INCI: Glyceryl stearate and PEG-100 stearate). Today, we’ll be making a hand & body lotion type emulsion using this emulsifier along with the ingredients I suggested you buy in the shopping list (click here for more information). Click here for part...

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Formulating Friday: Creating lotions with Simulsol/Lotionpro™ 165 – part three, working with rheology modifiers and other advanced ingredients (week one)

Welcome to part one of our introduction to the Simulsol/Lotionpro™ lotion making series/course for the more advanced Formulating Friday series/course. In part one on Tuesday, we met the emulsifier and looked at how to formulate with it, and in part two on Wednesday, we looked at thickeners and preservatives. Today, we’re looking at the advanced...

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Newbie Tuesday & Formulating Friday: Creating emulsions with Simulsol/Lotionpro™ 165 – part two, thickeners, rheology modifiers, and preservatives! (Week one)

Welcome to part two of our introduction to the Simulsol/Lotionpro™ lotion making series/course for both the beginners’ Newbie Tuesday series/course and the more advanced Formulating Friday series/course. Yesterday, we met the emulsifier and looked at how to formulate with it, so today we’re looking at the thickeners and rheology modifiers we’re using for our formulas,...

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An aside for this week’s Newbie Tuesday post: Calculating the emulsifier

I thought this week’s Newbie Tuesday beginner lotion making series/course post was a bit long, but I really wanted to share this with you! One of the most commonly asked questions I get is how much emulsifier should I use? The short answer is that each emulsifier has its own usage rates, so you’ll want...

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#alltheingredients: Phytomulse emulsifiers – Almond, chlorella, coconut, and amaranth

We’ll be using Phytomulse emulsifiers – Phytomulse almond, Phytomulse chlorella, Phytomulse coconut, and Phytomulse amaranth – in our new beginners’ lotion making series, so let’s take a closer look at these ingredients! Phytomulse Almond: INCI: Cetearyl Alcohol & Glyceryl Stearate & Almondeth-20 Phytomulse Chlorella: INCI: Cetearyl Alcohol & Glyceryl Stearate & Chlorelleth-20 Phytomulse Coconut: INCI:...

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