All Natural Styling Gel from National Starch

June 1, 2008

Phase A
Naviance Tapioca certified organic biopolymer (Tapioca Starch-proposed INCI)
Deionized water
Celquat SC-230M polymer (Polyquaternium-10)
Deionized water
Glyercerol (glycerine) (EM Science)
Euxyl K7000 (Schulke & Mayr) (Alcohol (and) potassium sorbate (and) tocopherol)
Cropeptide W (Croda, Inc.) (Hydrolized wheat protein (and) Hydrolyzed wheat starch)

Phase B
Natrasol 250HHX (Aqualon)(Hydroxethylcellulose)

Prepare Phase A by slowly sifting the Naviance Tapioca biopolymer into the water with good agitation (~400 rpm) until completely dispersed and heat to 80ºC for 25 minutes. To prepare Phase B, sift Natrasol 250HHX into remaining water with good agitation and mix until completely dispersed, and then slowly sift in the Celquat SC-230M polymer. Heat to 65°C. When solutions are complete, add Phase A to Phase B with slow agitation. Cool mixture down to 45ºC, then add remaining ingredients and mix until homogenous.

Viscosity:  18,000 - 23,000 cps
pH:  6.2 - 6.6

More Information
National Starch Personal Care, Bridgewater, NJ, Tel: (888) 331-6212,  Fax: (908) 707-3664
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