Testing Cosmetics for Bacteria, Yeast, and Mold Any cosmetic formulation containing water must to be tested for bacteria, yeast, and mold. This is called Preservative Efficacy Testing (PET). Pre-market testing ...

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What are glycols? Glycols are are used abundantly in the personal care industry, foods, and medicines. Glycols have been around for a long time, propylene glycol for over 100 years. ...

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OUR FORMULATING PHILOSOPHY IS: “be the change” We formulate with naturally derived plant-based ingredients using the 12 principles of green chemistry. The ingredients are cruelty free, sustainable, and renewable, from ...

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Skin Actives for Dark Spots and 72 Hour Hydration Skin actives make a noticeable difference on the skin, brightening, evening skin tone, firming, reducing the appearance of fine lines, tightening, ...

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There are 3 types of castor oil that can be used in hair and skincare formulations. Castor oil, black castor oil, and sulfated castor oil. Castor oil and black castor ...

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pH Calibration It’s important for the cosmetic formulator to have accurate pH readings of the formulation. A pH meter will need to be calibrated. The electrode is sensitive and degrades ...

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Free Formula Below: Rose Petal Body Oil infused with 6 varieties of organic rose petals and saffron. Rose Petal Body Oil This Rose Petal Body Oil is healing, nourishing, smoothing, ...

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SOLUBILIZERS Solubilizers are commonly used in cosmetic formulations. It’s challenging to incorporate oily substances into water-based formulations. Solubilizers help hydrophobic (water insoluble) ingredients to disperse into water-based formulations and prevent ...

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