Potential duplication of Lala Retro™ Whipped Cream by Drunk Elephant (part seven – Phytomulse version)

The moment you’ve all been waiting for – a potential formula for this product! Woo! Let’s start with a version using Phytomulse as the emulsifier. I’m presenting you with three versions here – the first is one with Sepimax ZEN as the thickener, the second with xanthan gum, and the third without the stearic acid,…...

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Potential duplication of Lala Retro™ Whipped Cream by Drunk Elephant (part six)

I think this will be the longest duplication by far! We’ve been reviewing the ingredient list for this product over the last few days – part one, part two, and part three – and we started reviewing how much of each ingredient we might use before stopping for a minute to consider potential ingredient combinations to…...

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Potential duplication of Lala Retro™ Whipped Cream by Drunk Elephant (part five)

I think this will be the longest duplication by far! We’ve been reviewing the ingredient list for this product over the last few days – part one, part two, and part three – and we started reviewing how much of each ingredient we might use yesterday, so let’s keep going with that review. Ingredients: Water/Aqua/Eau, Glycerin,…...

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Subscribers’ exclusive: Improving radiance and brightening skin: Combinations to reduce hyperpigmentation

We’ve spent the last week looking at various ways we can “improve radiance” and “brighten skin”. Last Monday, we took a look at using hydrating and moisturizing ingredients to increase hydration and reduce dryness. Last Wednesday, we created a hand & body lotion for more humid climates. Last Thursday, we created one for more arid…...

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Potential duplication of L’Occitane Immortelle Divine Cream (part four)

Welcome to part four of this duplication. On Monday, we started our review of the ingredient list, and Tuesday, we finished that review. Yesterday, we took a look at what was important for this product and where we thought the 1% line might be. Today, let’s take a look at how much of each ingredient we’ll…...

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Potential duplication of L’Occitane Immortelle Divine Cream (part three)

Welcome to part three of this duplication. On Monday, we started our review of the ingredient list, and yesterday, we finished that review. Today, let’s take a look at what’s important in this list and what’s there for label appeal? (There are just too many things to create links for all these ingredients, but you can…...

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Potential duplication of L’Occitane Immortelle Divine Cream (part one)

In the April duplicating post, Anjali asked if we could try a duplication of L’Occitane Immortelle Divine Cream, something seconded by Charlette! So let’s take a look at this product and see if we can do something with it! What is this? “Divine Cream is complete face moisturiser that fights against visible signs of ageing:…...

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Members’ exclusive: Working with liposomes – Vitamin C in a light moisturizer

Yesterday, we took a look at how to use MAP liposomes in a light, gelled facial serum. Today, let’s see how these might work in a lotion. Keep this in mind when we’re formulating with these liposomes: They should be used at 1% to 10% in the cool down phase (lower than 45˚C) in products…...

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