A few points of interest about all this new blog and site stuff…

Thanks for visiting the new blog! I hope you’re enjoying it! Thanks for your patience as we figure out what we’ll be moving here and how we’ll do it. It’s not just moving the post – we have to make sure all the links work, and such – so it’s a work in progress. (See … Read moreA few points of interest about all this new blog and site stuff…

Duplication of Biossance 100% Squalane Oil

Do you remember our duplication of Philip Roth’s Oilless Oil Squalane oil thingie? I found another product like this from Biossance for their 100% Squalane oil, listed at $68 for 100 grams/3.3 ounces. (Links to Sephora listing for the ingredient list.) 1. Get 100 grams Squalane. 2. Get a bottle that will hold 100 grams … Read moreDuplication of Biossance 100% Squalane Oil

Question: How can we add a cationic polymer to an anionic product, like shampoo, body wash, or facial cleansers?

I can’t remember who asked it where, but someone asked me: How can we add a positively charged or cationic ingredient like polyquaternium 7 or Honeyquat to a negatively charged or anionic surfactant blend, like a shampoo or body wash? Great question! Let’s recap a bit of the chemistry for a second. (Check out this … Read moreQuestion: How can we add a cationic polymer to an anionic product, like shampoo, body wash, or facial cleansers?