Q&A: Xanthan gum, pilling, and alternatives? Some information on sclerotium gum

In the August Q&A, Kh asked: Question: about xanthan gum and the pilling issue, (cause if I’m stuck with the ECOcert emulsifiers, I might be stuck with xanthan). Is it possible that it is pilling because of it’s interaction with another ingredient, like a wax maybe, or one of the film formers? I have tried many…...

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Members exclusive: Formulas I would have offered at the US conference: Targeted treatment gel

I was scheduled to offer a seminar on facial products at the US conference in Atlanta today, Wednesday, May 2nd, but had to cancel due to my ongoing pain issues, so I present to you the formulas I would have shared at the sold out (30 participants) $89 per person seminar. I’ve been making a…...

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Members’ Q&A: Does Sepimax ZEN feel sticky? Adding an emulsifier to a cleansing oil?

In April’s Q&A, Mercedes asked: Hey Susan! I have a question, I have both Sepimax Zen and Sepinov EMT 10 and I noticed when I made a gel serum and an eye gel with the ZEN, it’s really sticky or tacky on my skin for a while after putting it on. Is it supposed to be…...

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Member exclusive Q&A: What’s the best version of EDTA to use in gels?

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