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Natural Curl Co-Wash (Palm-Free, Quat-Free)

No. 1054

This plant-based co-wash is free of quats, formulated with nourishing oils and a palm-free conditioning aid, Colonial S18PF, to leave hair soft, hydrated, and defined. Great for curly, color-treated, or ultra-dry hair.

Formulation

Order INCI Name Trade Name Percent Function
A Water Water qs to 100.00
A Lactic Acid PURAC® FCC 881 0.60
B Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil Grapeseed Oil 6.00
B Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil Coconut Oil 1.00
B Cannabis Sativa Seed Oil Hempseed Oil 1.00
B Stearamidopropyl Dimethylamine Colonial S18PF 2.00
B Brassica Alcohol SustOleo™ BA2 5.50
C Sodium Benzoate and Potassium Sorbate Euxyl® K 7123 1.00
C Fragrance Green Tea Fragrance4 0.20

Procedure

  1. In primary vessel, combine phase A ingredients and heat to 65-70°C.
  2. In a separate vessel, combine phase B ingredients and heat to 65-70°C.
  3. Once at temperature, add phase B to phase A.
  4. Mix until uniform, then begin to cool.
  5. Once below 45°C, add remaining phase C ingredients. Mix until uniform.

Properties

Appearance          Opaque
pH                           4.5 – 5.0
Viscosity                 30,000 – 50,000 cP

Suppliers

1Corbion, 2Inolex, 3Schülke & Mayr, 4Premier

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.