Member exclusive Q&A: How to thicken oils that won’t be greasy? Fatty alcohols, fatty acids, liquid esters, and solid esters, plus a formula for a whipped not-butter

On February 11, we took a look at ways to thicken oils that won’t be greasy. Today, let’s look at a few other ways to thicken oils! A few years ago – holy cow, was that in 2010? – I did some experiments thickening oils with cetyl alcohol, stearic acid, cetearyl alcohol, and complicated with...

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Member exclusive Q&A: What’s the difference between caprylic/capric triglycerides and squalane?

In the January Q&A from Patreon, Camirra asked: I want to use Caprylic/Capric Triglycerides and/ or squalene in a facial serum. I already have Caprylic/Capric Triglycerides but have not tried squalene before. I want a light moisturizing facial oil that I can use in the morning. What is the difference between them? They both seem pretty...

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