Hey $10 subscribers! The May 2020 e-zine is out – Surfactants: Body washes & shower gels!

Every month, I start off on the first choosing the e-zine. Sometimes, I start it completely from scratch; other times, I find something I started writing in a previous month and add to it. This month, I chose one of my favourite topics – making body washes/shower gels! – and started writing. I scoured through...

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Thickening surfactants and suspending mica, glitter, jojoba beads, and other exfoliants!

Can you tell I’m obsessed with this new-to-me surfactant, Iselux Ultra Mild, yet? Let’s take a look at suspending micas today! Are you wondering why the shiny micas in your pretty bubble bath fell to the bottom or your jojoba beads floated to the top of your facial cleanser? Thickening your product with Crothix, Ritathix...

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Weekend Wonderings: Can I combine cationic ingredients with non-ionic or anionic surfactants?

I’m doing my best to respond to your comments, but considering the other day I made it through three comments before spending a morning researching and writing yesterday’s post on cetrimonium chloride, it’s not as simple as writing a few lines and being done if I want to offer you the most information I can....

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Hey non-$10 subscribers and non-subscribers! The new e-zine – Surfactants: Formulating guidelines & liquid thickeners – is here! 

Check out this month’s new e-zine – Surfactants: Part three, formulating guidelines & liquid thickeners! Almost 20,000 words and 65 pages long, I’ve shared with you formulating guidelines, starter formulas, and more than 26 formulas for such products as bubble bath, body wash, and shampoo along with comparison charts for some of our liquid thickeners, … Read more

Hey $10 subscribers! The new e-zine – Surfactants: Formulating guidelines & liquid thickeners – is here! 

Check out this month’s new e-zine – Surfactants: Part three, formulating guidelines & liquid thickeners! Almost 20,000 words and 65 pages long, I’ve shared with you formulating guidelines, starter formulas, and more than 26 formulas for products such as bubble bath, body wash, and shampoo along with comparison charts for some of our liquid thickeners,...

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