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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.


OrderINCI NameTrade NamePercentFunction
1WaterWaterqs to 100.00
2Sodium C14-16 Olefin SulfonateColonial AOS-40 UP36.50
3Sodium CocoamphohydroxypropylsulfonateCola®Teric CAHS12.00
4Cocamidopropyl HydroxysultaineCola®Teric CBS1.50
5Cocamidopropyl PG-Dimonium Chloride PhosphateCola®Lipid C1.50
6Lactic AcidPURAC® HS 90 ¹5.56
7Sodium Benzoate and Potassium SorbateEuxyl® K712 ²1.00
8FragranceSea Air & Lavender ³0.20


  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.