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Clean & Simple Face Wash

No. 2070

This sulfate-free daily face wash is designed with safe, mild ingredients. Featured products include plant-based Suga®Citrate L1C, Cola®Teric BBS, Cola®Teric CBS-UL, and Cola®Mate LA-40 to create a gentle lather that effectively lifts away dirt and oils. Also featured are skin-conditioning Cola®Lipid C and moisture-locking Cola®Moist 200 so your skin is left feeling healthy, not tight or dry.

*Not an EPA registered active ingredient

Formulation

Order INCI Name Trade Name Percent Function
1 Water Water qs to 100.00 Carrier
2 Disodium Laurylglucosides Hydroxypropyl Citrate Suga®Citrate L1C 15.00 Ultra-mild primary surfactant
3 Disodium Lauryl Sulfosuccinate Cola®Mate LA-40 MB 7.00 Foam boosting co-surfactant
4 Babassuamidopropyl Hydroxysultaine Cola®Teric BBS 7.00 Viscosity build
5 Cocamidopropyl Hydroxysultaine Cola®Teric CBS-UL 5.00 Viscosity build
6 Cocamidopropyl PG-Dimonium Chloride Phosphate Cola®Lipid C 0.50 Skin conditioning, antimicrobial*
7 Hydroxypropyl Bis-Hydroxyethyldimonium Chloride Cola®Moist 200 3.00 Humectant
8 Fragrance Fragrance ¹ 0.15 Fragrance
9 Benzyl Alcohol and Ethylhexylglycerin and Tocopherol Euxyl® K 900 ² 0.70 Preservative

Procedure

  1. Combine ingredients 1 – 2 and heat to 45 – 50°C.
  2. Add ingredient 3 and mix until completely dissolved.
  3. Add ingredients 4 – 7 while beginning to cool.
  4. Once uniform, add ingredients 8 – 9 and continue mixing until clear.
  5. Adjust pH as necessary with citric acid (viscosity is pH dependent, increasing at lower pH).

Properties

Appearance: Clear, Viscous Liquid
pH: 5.0 – 5.5
Viscosity: 2,000 – 4,000 cP
Surfactant Solids: 16.4 – 17.6%

Suppliers

1Orchidia Fragrances, 2Schülke & Mayr

Colonial Chemical makes prototypes of this formulation that are available upon request. Click the button below and go through the checkout process to request one.

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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.