Weekend Wonderings: Adding clay to a lotion?

In this post, Modifying our lotions into creams, Dawn asks: I’d like to use your thick cream recipe and add bentonite and kaolin clay to make it an exfoliating foot scrub. Can I simply add the clays to the finished cream at safe usage rates? Adding clay really can be as easy as adding a certain...

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Formulating a foaming facial cleanser good for lash extensions – version #2

We took a look at a foaming facial cleanser that might be good for lash extensions yesterday, and I thought we’d look at another version today. WITCH HAZEL & MARSHMALLOW FOAMING FACE AND LASH CLEANSER58.5% distilled ater10% foaming soy surfactant10% witch hazel5% cocamidopropyl betaine5% marshmallow extract5% white tea extract (liquid)2% panthenol2% quaternized rice (or another...

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Formulating a foaming facial cleanser good for lash extensions – version #1

I’m a huge fan of my foaming facial cleanser with foaming soy surfactant, but I thought I’d try a variation on this recipe that would be more suitable for normal to dry skin. I started getting eye lash extensions in October because I have short eye lashes and I was tired of messing up my...

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