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Gentle Face Scrub With Biodegradable Ecobeads

This facial scrub featuring Ecobeads gently exfoliates, leaving the skin feeling smooth and refreshed. Ecobeads are low-cost, biodegradable scrubbing beads made of natural waxes proven to exfoliate as effectively as polyethylene and more gently than other natural exfoliatives. Ecobeads are available in many colors and are ideal for formulators seeking a natural biodegradable exfoliative positioned for value.
Phase
Product
INCI Name
Supplier
Volume
A
Deionized Water
Water
- - - - -
q.s.
Versene® Na2 Crystals
Disodium EDTA
The Dow Chemical Co
0.05
1,3-Butylene Glycol
Butylene Glycol
Celanese Chemicals
2.00
Sulfochem® EA-2 Surfactant
Ammonium Laureth Sulfate
Essential Ingredients
14.50
Chembetaine® C Surfactant
Cocamidopropyl Betaine
The Lubrizol Corporation
13.00
Glucamate® DOE-120
PEG-120 Methyl Glucose Dioleate
The Lubrizol Corporation
2.00
B
Hallstar TAB-2V
Distearyl Phthalic Acid Amide
The HallStar Company
4.50
Lanette® 16
Cetyl Alcohol
BASF Corporation
4.00
Vegarol® 1898
Stearyl Alcohol
Essential Ingredients
4.00
C
Sodium Hydroxide, ACS grade (15% solution)
Water (and) Sodium Hydroxide
VWR International LLC
q.s.
D
Citric Acid, USP (30% solution)
Citric Acid (and) Water
Archer Daniels Midland Company
q.s.
E
Preservative1
- - - - -
- - - - -
q.s.
Fragrance 2
- - - - -
- - - - -
q.s.
F
Ecobeads Jade3
Stearyl Stearate (and) Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax (and) Jojoba Esters
Floratech

Preparation:

Mixing Procedure 1. Add the Versene Na2 Crystals to the deionized water with medium propeller agitation and mix until completely dissolved. 2. While heating to 75-80°C, add the remaining ingredients of Phase A in the order listed with medium propeller agitation. 3. In a separate vessel, mix all ingredients of Phase B. While heating to 75-80°C, mix with propeller agitation until uniform. 4. Add Phase B to Phase A with rapid propeller agitation at 75-80°C. 5. Add Phase C to Phase AB with rapid propeller agitation at 75-80°C to achieve a pH of 6.5 - 7.5. 6. Cool Phase ABC to 45-50°C. 7. Add Phase D to Phase ABC with moderate propeller agitation at 45-50°C to achieve a pH of 4.8 - 5.0. 8. Add Phase E to Phase ABCD at 40-45°C and cool to room temperature. 9. Add Phase F when the batch has cooled to room temperature.

Notes:

1 Phenonip® [INCI: Phenoxyethanol (and) Methylparaben (and) Ethylparaben (and) Butylparaben (and) Propylparaben (and) Isobutylparaben] supplied by Clariant Corporation. 2 Fresh & Clean HS H15457 supplied by Airabella, LLC. 3 Any color or combination of colors may be used. Typical Properties: pH: 4 - 6 Viscosity: 36 - 194kcP
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