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Cupuaçu Beard Balm

No. 4029

This moisturizing beard balm is created from premium mild ingredients to soften and sculpt coarse facial hair, while soothing sensitive skin underneath. This balm features naturally-derived Cola®Lipid ST to combat dry, irritated skin, and Cola®Moist 200 for long-lasting hydration, promoting healthy, thick beard growth. Also included is Cupuaçu butter, an Amazonian superfruit packed with nutrients, for a light to medium hold to tame a range of beard styles, and coconut oil for a natural shine.

 

Formulation

Order INCI Name Trade Name Percent Function
A Water Water qs to 100.00
A Cetyl Hydroxyethylcellulose Natrosol™ Plus 330CS ¹ 0.50
A Sodium Hydroxide NaOH, 20% 0.03
A Stearamidopropyl PG-Dimonium Chloride Phosphate Cola®Lipid ST 4.00
A Hydroxypropyl Bis-Hydroxyethyldimonium Chloride Cola®Moist 200 1.50
B Cetyl Alcohol Lanette® 16 ² 5.00
B Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil Coconut Oil 5.00
B Isopropyl Myristate HallStar® IPM-NF ³ 4.00
B Myristyl Myristate HallStar® MM ³ 2.50
B Coco-Caprylate Cetiol® C 5 ² 2.50
B Theobroma Grandiflorum Seed Butter Biochemica® Cupuaçu Butter Refined ³ 1.00
C Benzyl Alcohol and Ethylhexylglycerin and Tocopherol Euxyl® K 900 ⁴ 0.50
C Fragrance Artistic Man Fragrance ⁵ 0.20

Procedure

  1. Disperse Natrosol Plus 330CS in water. Adjust pH above 8.5 with sodium hydroxide and mix for 30 minutes or until completely hydrated.
  2. Add remaining Phase A ingredients and heat to 65 – 70°C. Mix until smooth and uniform.
  3. In a separate vessel, combine Phase B ingredients and heat to 65 – 70°C.
  4. Slowly add Phase B to Phase A under moderate to high agitation.
  5. Cool to 50°C and add Phase C ingredients.
  6. Homogenize and fill containers.

Properties

Appearance: Opaque
pH: 5.5 – 6.0
Viscosity: 300,000 – 500,000 cP

Suppliers

1Ashland, 2BASF, 3HallStar, 4Schülke & Mayr, 5Orchidia Fragrances

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.