Features

  • Leave In Hair Product
  • Unique Texture
  • Natural Ingredients

Ingredients

  • Kostol Natural E: PEG-Free, natural emulsifier. Thickens well and provides a light to medium, wet break. Can be used as a primary or secondary emulsifier.
  • Kester Wax K-56: Effective viscosity, body, and richness builder. Increases formula opacity.
  • Kester Wax K-24: Natural ester and emollient that imparts slip, melts at body temp, offers slight cooling sensation. Provides light, dry feel. Cuts greasiness with natural oils, esters and organic sunscreens.

Categories

Main Topic

  • Hair Care

Sub Topics

  • Emulsion
  • Hair Care
  • Hair Styling
  • Unisex
  • Vegan

Procedure

  • Begin heating water to 80°C and add Phase A ingredients one by one, mixing each until uniform.
  • Combine Phase B ingredients, and heat to 80 – 85°C until melted.
  • Add Phase B to Phase A under agitation and mix at high speed until emulsion is uniform.
  • Check pH and adjust to 6-7 as necessary.
  • Cool to 45°C or under and pour into containers.

Stability

Three months at 45°C, three months at room temperature, three freeze/thaw cycles.

Suppliers

  1. Koster Keunen, Inc.
  2. Brenntag Specialties
  3. Rita
  4. DuPont

Ingredient Trade Name

INCI Name

%

Phase A
Deionized Water Aqua 73.8
Carbopol 9802 Carbomer 0.1
Tealan 993 Triethanolamine 0.1
Zemea Propanediol4 Propanediol 3.0
PVP K-902 PVP 5.0
Optiphen2 Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol 1.0
Phase B
Kostol Natural E1 Behenyl Alcohol, Polyglyceryl-3 Stearate 4.0
Kester Wax K-561 Cetyl Stearate 10.0
Kester Wax K-241 Lauryl Laurate 3.0