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Clear Complexion Acne Wash

No. 2063

This clear complexion acne wash formulation uses naturally-derived ingredients in a gentle, sulfate-free cleanser with 1% salicylic acid to help treat and prevent blemishes without over-drying for a softer, clearer complexion. Cola®Det EQ-20 delivers a blend of mild surfactants in one easy step to thoroughly cleanse without irritation, while Cola®Lipid C soothes skin and prevents acne-causing bacteria. Use daily to improve skin tone and texture and prevent breakouts. Free of betaines, oils, and fragrances.


Order INCI Name Trade Name Percent Function
1 Water Water qs to 100.00
2 Sodium Laurylglucosides Hydroxypropylsulfonate and Sodium Cocoamphoacetate and Cocamidopropyl Hydroxysultaine Cola®Det EQ-20 35.00
3 Cocamidopropyl PG-Dimonium Chloride Phosphate Cola®Lipid C 1.00
4 Salicylic Acid Salicylic Acid USP ¹ 1.00
5 Sodium Benzoate and Potassium Sorbate Euxyl® K712 ² 1.00
6 Lactic Acid PURAC® Hipure 90 ³ qs to pH 4.0 – 4.5


  1. Combine ingredients 1 – 3 with moderate mixing.
  2. Add ingredient 4, heating to 40 – 45°C if necessary. Mix until completely dissolved.
  3. Once uniform, add remaining ingredients. Adjust to pH 4.0 – 4.5 with lactic acid.


Appearance: Clear Liquid
pH: 4.0 – 4.5
Viscosity: 1,500 – 2,500 cP
% Solids: 15.3 – 17.7


1McKinley Resources, 2Schülke and Mayr, 3Corbion

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.