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Big Bubbles Shampoo

Big Bubbles Shampoo

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Everyone wants big bubbles! Naturally derived Sodium Coco-Sulfate and Plantapon LGC Sorb give this mild shampoo excellent foam characteristics. Silk Amino Acids and dl Panthenol help hair to retain moisture and resist damage from environmental stress. Shea Butter WS provides ease in wet-combing and adds shine. Since Sodium Coco-Sulfate is alkaline, we recommend adding citric acid to the finished shampoo to reduce the pH to approximately 5.5.

Ingredient

Sodium Coco-Sulfate
Plantapon LGC Sorb
Shea Butter WS
dl Panthenol
Distilled Water

(Add to mix at 120F or less)
Silk Amino Acids
Optiphen ND
EO/FO optional
Glucamate LT

Citric Acid (as needed)

Total

Amount

10% = 50 grams
15% = 75 grams
3.0% = 15 grams
3.0% = 15 grams
62.2% = 311 grams


3.0% = 15 grams
0.8% = 4 grams
1.0% = 5 grams
2.0% = 10 grams
 
 

100.0% = 500 grams


-Heat water to boiling point.
Remove from heat, add Sodium Coco Sulfate, stir and cover until completely melted/dissolved. It’s very important that all the solids are completely dissolved/melted.
-Adjust pH to 5.5 with citric acid.
-Add Plantapon LGC Sorb and stir until incorporated.
-Once the mixture has cooled to 120F or less, combine the remainder of the ingredients (except for Glucamate LT) in a separate container. Add to the surfactant mixture with gentle mixing. Add Glucamate LT last to thicken – a bit more or less can be used to adjust desired thickness.

Tips for shampoo/body wash:
--pay attention to pH of finished product and make sure it is around 5.5
--pH changes can increase or decrease viscosity
--fragrance oils WILL effect the formulation
--Save a small amount of Plantapon LGC Sorb for mixing with the essential oils or fragrance oils to be added back in to the formulation
--essential oils that seem to be most compatible with shampoo/body wash: geranium, peppermint, lavender, rosemary.

This information is to demonstrate how The Herbarie products can be utilized. Our information is based on our own research and is believed to be accurate. We assume no liability for misuse of our products or data and we urge our purchaser to do their own testing to ensure the products meet their own specifications.

The Herbarie at Stoney Hill Farm, Inc., Prosperity, SC 29127
www.theherbarie.com