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Luscious Bubbles Shampoo or Shower Gel (Recipe)

Luscious Bubbles Shower Gel(Recipe)

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Naturally derived SMC Taurate Paste and Foaming Oats Surfactant provide luscious foam and gentle cleansing in this clear, gel formula. Raspberry Dimethicone WS is highly substantive, water soluble emollient. Glucamate LT thickens and Optiphen ND preserves this formula. Lavender Essential Oil provides a fresh, clean scent.

Luscious Bubbles Shampoo or Shower Gel is an easy to make formula. This elegant formula is perfect for first-time or experienced formulators.

Please note that our formulas are created using percentages and calculated by weight which is always best and most accurate. We have calculated a 250gram batch for this formula. In addition, we have provided approximate fluid/volume measurements for those who do not yet have a scale.

Ingredient

Part A
SMC Taurate Paste
Foaming Oats Surfactant
Distilled Water

Part B
Raspberry Dimethicone WS
Optiphen ND
Lavender Essential Oil

Part C
Glucamate LT

Total

Percentage/Weight/Measurement


30.0% = 75 grams = 5 tablespoons
10.0% = 25 grams = 2 + 1/2 teasp.
51.5% = 128.75 grams = 1/2 cup + 2 tablesp.


3.0% = 7.5 grams = 1 + 1/2 teasp
1.0% = 2.5 grams = 1/2 tblsp.
1.0% = 2.5 grams = 1/2 tsp.


3.5% = 8.75 grams = 1 + 1/2 tsp.
 

100.0% = 250 grams = approx. 8 oz.


-Combine Part A ingredients and set aside (400ml Tri-pour Beaker is useful).
-Combine Part B ingredients in a separate container (porcelain dish is useful) and add to Part A
-Slowly add Part C to combined PartAB with gentle stirring (whisk and nylon spatula are useful).
-Package.

Formulating Tips:
-SMC Taurate will need to be warmed slightly to melt. Combine SMC Taurate and Foaming Oats Surfactant and warm to approx. 100F. Once melted, add the room temperature water to the warmed surfactants. Stir gently. Then continue with formula.
-If finished product is not thick enough, more Glucamate LT can be added.
-For this formula, we are utilizing Raspberry Dimethicone WS as an emollient AND a solubilizer. For best results, premix Raspberry Dimethicone with Lavender Essential Oil and Optiphen ND.