Creating emulsions with Jeesperse® CPW-CG-Crosspolymer-G-02 aka ICE Silicone (cold process emulsifier) – formulating light lotions, body milks & facial moisturizers (formula #1)

Welcome back to this short series on this wonderful new cold process emulsifier – Jeesperse® CPW-CG-Crosspolymer-G-02 (INCI: Cetyl alcohol, sodium polyacrylate, polysorbate 80, glyceryl stearate, dimethicone/divinyldimethicone/silsesquioxane crosspolymer) aka ICE Silicone at Making Cosmetics. In part one, we met the emulsifier and learned how to use it. In part two, we took a look at four basic...

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Creating emulsions with Jeesperse® CPW-CG-Crosspolymer-G-02 aka ICE Silicone (cold process emulsifier) – base formulas

Yesterday, we met this wonderful new cold process emulsifier – Jeesperse® CPW-CG-Crosspolymer-G-02 (INCI: Cetyl alcohol, sodium polyacrylate, polysorbate 80, glyceryl stearate, dimethicone/divinyldimethicone/silsesquioxane crosspolymer) aka ICE Silicone at Making Cosmetics. Today, let’s make some base formulas with it! Let’s take a look at four very basic formulas for making three lotions with different viscosities – just...

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#alltheingredients: Bis-PEG-18 methyl ether dimethyl silane – a water soluble silicone wax!

I’m having a serious love affair with this water soluble silicone wax – Bis-PEG-18 Methyl Ether Dimethyl Silane – that melts at 29˚C to 34˚C – 84˚F to 92˚F, well below body temperature – which you might find as Gransil VX-406. It offers a silky, smooth, powdery skin feel without being too waxy or draggy, the...

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Q&A: Using l-ascorbic acid in anhydrous and silicone based formulas

In the July Q&A, Karrye asked, You previously mentioned using L-Ascorbic acid in anhydrous formulas so that they could be used on wet skin, in order to reap the benefits of Vitamin C without the chance of it oxidizing. However, I don’t think you showed any recipe examples. Could you please? PS. I’m aware I...

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From the pages of Patreon: How do I emulsify silicones and oils?

In the Q&A thread for October on Patreon, Lisa asked: I’m trying to emulsify silicones and oils. They keep separating. No water phase. Just silicones and oils.  Silicones and oils don’t mix. Although we consider them both oil soluble in lotions – for instance, when we are thinking about emulsifying something in a hair conditioner...

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