• Natural, gentle, creamy cleanser
  • Soft, pleasant feel with just enough foam
  • Bright white, luxurious look


  • Kostol Natural E: Natural, PEG-free nonionic o/w emulsifier. Provides a light to medium, wet break, low thickening. Can be used as a primary or secondary emulsifier. Usage level 2-8%.
  • Kester Wax K-48: Naturally derived wax ester of plant origin. Provides opacity and texture to emulsions, with minimal impact on viscosity. Secondary structurant in anhydrous formulations. Usage level 1-20%.


Main Topic

  • Hair Care
  • Skin Care

Sub Topics

  • Clean Beauty
  • Emulsion
  • Natural
  • Vegan
  • Wash Off


  • Combine Phase A ingredients and heat to 80 – 85 °C.
  • Combine Phase B ingredients and heat to 80 – 85 °C.
  • Once both Phases are at temperature, add Phase B to A and mix at high speed until emulsion is smooth.
  • When emulsion is smooth, start cooling with slower mixing.
  • At 50 °C or under, add citric acid slowly to prevent foaming.
  • Add remaining Phase C ingredients.
  • Cool to 45 °C or under and pour into containers.

Stability Information

  • 3 months at 45 °C
  • 3 months. RT
  • 3 freeze/thaw cycles

Supplier Information

  1. Koster Keunen, Inc.
  2. BASF
  3. Carruba
  4. Brenntag Specialties

Ingredient Trade Name



Phase A
Deionized Water Aqua 52.1
Glycerin Glycerin 4.5
Plantaren 1200 N UP2 Lauryl Glucoside 15.0
Plantaren 818 UP2 Coco-Glucoside 15.0
Phase B
Kostol Natural E1 Behenyl Alcohol, Polyglyceril-3 Stearate 5.0
Kester Wax K-481 Cetyl Palmitate 7.5
Aromatic Calendula Extract Blend3 Calendula Officinalis Extract 0.1
Phase C
Citric Acid Citric Acid 0.2*
Optiphen ND4 Phenoxyethanol, Benzoic Acid, Dehydroacetic Acid 0.6