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Lemongrass & Lavender COSMOS Shampoo

Consumers are looking for the COSMOS label when selecting their next product. This shampoo has it all – it is crystal clear, provides creamy foam, contains COSMOS approved ingredients and provides great conditioning properties. It is enriched with lemongrass, rosemary and lavender oils, to leave hair feeling soft and smelling fresh. For a good hair day, every day. Cold process and easy to manufacture formulation.
Phase
Product
INCI Name
Supplier
Volume
A
Aqua
q.s to 100
Jaguar Excel
Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride
Solvay
0.30
Citric Acid (50%)
Trace
B
Empigen® BS/FA-MB
Cocamidopropyl Betaine
Innospec
4.50
C
Aqua
49.30
Pureact 138
Decyl Glucoside (and) Sodium Lauroyl Lactylate
Innospec
5.00
Empicol® CZ/N
Sodium Coco-Sulfate
Innospec
10.00
D
Lavender Essential Oil
Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Flower Oil
Naissance
0.10
Lemongrass Essential Oi
Cymbopogon Schoenanthus Oil
Naissance
0.20
Rosemary Essential Oil
Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Oil
Naissance
0.20
Symbio Solv Clear Plus
Caprylyl/Capryl Glucoside (and) Aqua (and) Sodium Cocoyl Glutamate (and) Glyceryl Caprylate (and) Citric Acid (and) Polyglyceryl-6 Oleate (and) Sodium Surfactin
Dr Straetmans
1.50
Glicerina 99.5
Glycerin
SABO S.P.A
2.00
E
Citric Acid (50%)
q.s. to pH 4.7-5.2
F
Sodium Benzoate
0.50
Potassium Sorbate
0.40
G
Sodium Chloride
q.s. to 10,000-12,000 cps

Preparation:

Preparation procedure 1. Charge aqua into mixing vessel. 2. With rapid but smooth agitation slowly blend in Jaguar Excel and mix until completely uniform add trace amounts of citric acid to hydrate and swell (A). 3. Slowly add Empigen® BS/FA-MB to Jaguar Excel and mix until uniform (A/B). 4. In separate vessel add remaining aqua, then sequentially add Pureact 138 and Empicol® CZ/N in aliquots and mix until uniform and clear (C). 5. Slowly add phase A/B to phase C with mixing. Mix until uniform and clear. 6. Combine essential oils, Symbio Solv Clear Plus and glycerin and mix until uniform (note glycerin added to keep phase mobile) (D). 7. Add phase D to main vessel and mix until uniform. 8. Add preservatives in (F) and mix until uniform and clear. 9. Adjust pH to 4.7-5.2 with 50% citric acid solution (E). 10. Add 0.2% aliquots of sodium chloride until required viscosity obtained.

Notes:

Good to formulate The ingredients used to create this shampoo provide excellent viscosity build and clarity at low pH for organic acid preservation. Pureact 138, Empicol® CZ/N and Empigen® BS/FA-MB are all COSMOS approved ingredients from Innospec. Pureact 138 is a sulfate-free surfactant blend that offers ease-of-use when formulating. Tips and tricks for usage Massage a small dose into wet hair and lather up. Rinse thoroughly. Only a small amount is needed to make luxury bubbles. Appearance: Crystal clear, viscous liquid pH: 4.7 – 5.2 Viscosity*: 10,000 – 12,000 cPs Stability: Passed at 12 weeks 45°C, 20°C and 5°C and 3 F/T cycles
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Cosmetorium

Palau de Congressos, Barcelona, Spain
20 – 21 October

NYSCC Suppliers’ Day 2021

Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York
10 - 11 November 2021

SCS Formulate

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