How to Fix The Viscosity of Body Wash and Shampoo

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Is your shampoo or body wash too watery? Or too thick? Sometimes as we add ingredients such as essential oils or tinctures to a wash or shampoo, and it can become too thin or watery. Alternatively, products may become thicker than you want for your packaging and you’d like to thin it down. In this […]

Hydroxyethylcellulose – Ingredient Highlight

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Hydroxyethylcellulose is one of those ingredients that you may think sounds like some sort of synthetic, harsh chemical. But just because this ingredient has a name that looks suspicious and difficult to pronounce, doesn’t mean it’s harmful or unnatural. In fact, many common ingredients have suspicious-sounding names. Two examples are: sodium chloride, better known by its […]

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Konjac Powder – Ingredient Highlight

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Deep in the mountains of Southwest China you’ll find an unusual and distinctive flowering plant: Amorphophallus konjac. In skin care, it is the ground powder of the plant’s root that is used as a water-soluble moisturizing agent. Also known as devil’s tongue, voodoo lily, and elephant yam, konjac is a versatile plant used for over […]

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