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5% AHA Facial Cleanser

No. 2074

Revitalize dull skin with this AHA face wash that effectively cleanses and improves skin tone. This facial cleanser is made with 5% lactic acid for gentle non-abrasive exfoliation that removes dead skin cells to give a brighter, even complexion. Featured ingredients include Cola®Teric CAHS to reduce irritation and skin-conditioning Cola®Lipid C so skin is left feeling soft and smooth, never stripped.


Order INCI Name Trade Name Percent Function
1 Water Water qs to 100.00
2 Sodium C14-16 Olefin Sulfonate Colonial AOS-40 UP 36.50
3 Sodium Cocoamphohydroxypropylsulfonate Cola®Teric CAHS 12.00
4 Cocamidopropyl Hydroxysultaine Cola®Teric CBS 1.50
5 Cocamidopropyl PG-Dimonium Chloride Phosphate Cola®Lipid C 1.50
6 Lactic Acid PURAC® HS 90 ¹ 5.56
7 Sodium Benzoate and Potassium Sorbate Euxyl® K712 ² 1.00
8 Fragrance Sea Air & Lavender ³ 0.20


  1. Combine ingredients 1 – 5 with moderate mixing.
  2. Once uniform add ingredients 6 – 8. Continue mixing until clear and uniform.


Appearance: Clear, Viscous Liquid
pH: 3.0 – 4.0
Viscosity: 3,000 – 4,000 cP
Surfactant Solids: 20.3 – 21.8


1Corbion, 2Schülke and Mayr, 3Orchidia Fragrances

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This formulation is intended for use as a generic starting formula and may be modified as needed. This formulation is for developmental use only. Not intended for resale.