Member exclusive Q&A: What’s the deal with the emulsifier, Crodex A (INCI: Cetearyl Alcohol (and) Sodium Lauryl Sulfate), which we might find in Lush products?

In the January Q&A on Patreon, Tash asked: I found something that’s a bit intriguing, and couldn’t find a reference to it anywhere on your blog. This is a bit of weird product I’m scratching my head over. It seems archaic when compared to some of the nice e-waxes that have appeared lately : Crodex A: (Cetearyl…...

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Member exclusive Q&A: Should Natragem EW be used with a thickener?

In the January Q&A from Patreon, Elin asked: Hello! Should Natragem EW be used with a thickener (i.e. cetyl alcohol) to ensure a stable emulsion? I recently made a simple lotion with Natragem and sometimes when I squeeze the lotion from the bottle the oil comes out. eek! Not sure what happened…Perhaps it is better to…...

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Member exclusive Q&A: Trouble shooting a Simulgreen 18-2 lotion

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