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Micellar Gel for Facial Cleansing, PEG-free

UL 5803/9.1.1

Clear gel with air bubbles. Removes make-up. Includes moisturizing active.

Phase

Ingredients

%W/W

A

TEGOSOFT® PC 41 MB

(Polyglyceryl-4 Caprate )

1.00

TEGO® Betain 810

(Capryl/Capramidopropyl Betaine)

1.30

TEGO® Solve 61 MB

(Polyglyceryl-6 Caprylate; Polyglyceryl-3 Cocoate; Polyglyceryl-4 Caprate; Polyglyceryl-6 Ricinoleate)

1.00

Perfume

0.05

Hexylene Glycol

1.40

Glycerin

1.00

B

Water

ad 100.00

TEGO® Natural Betaine

(Betaine )

2.00

Keltrol CG-SFT

(Xanthan Gum)

0.10

TEGO® Carbomer 140

(Carbomer)

0.50

Z

NaOH

(10%)

~ 0.50

EUXYL K 712

(Sodium Benzoate; Potassium Sorbate; Aqua)

0.75

Processing

A: Mix the ingredients in the given order.
B: Dissolve the the Xanthan Gum in the water, let it swell. Add TEGO Carbomer 140, homogenize.
Add B to A homogeneously, avoid air entrapment. Neutralize / adjust the pH value with NaOH.

Remarks

Clear, with air bubbles. Viscosity (Brookfield, 25°C): 1500 mPas. pH = 5.3.
In vitro-mildness test result (RBC): basically non irritant.
Micelles have a droplet size of d = 14 nm, detected by Dynamic Laser Light Scattering (non-thickened liquid).
Usage with a cotton-pad.
Storage test not finalized.


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