Soothing Citrus Aromatherapy Mask

Released by Dow Corning Corp.

August 1, 2004

Phase A
Distilled water
q.s. to 100
DC HMW 2220 No-Ionic Emulsion (Dow Corning) (divinyldimethicone/dimethicone copolymer (and) C12-13 pareth-3 (and) C12-13 pareth-23)
Sodium chloride (VEL)
FD&C Yellow 5 W 081 (LCW Sensient) (0.2% solution of Yellow 5 in distilled water)
FD&C Red 40 W 093 (LCW Sensient) (0.1% solution of Red 40 in distilled water)

Phase B
DC 5225C (Dow Corning) (cyclopentasiloxane (and) PEG/PPG-18/18 dimethicone)
DC 1501 Fluid (Dow Corning) (cyclopentasiloxane (and) dimethiconol)
DC 245 Fluid (Dow Corning) (cyclomethicone)
DC AMS-C30 Cosmetic Wax (Dow Corning) (C30-45 alkyl methicone)
Lemon Essence (V. Mane Fils)
Mandarin Essence (V. Mane Fils)
Orange Essence (V. Mane Fils)

Mix all phase B ingredients in a closed container with a condenser using a high shear (nitrogen purge is recommended). Heat phase B to 70-75°C. Mix phase A ingredients together and heat to 70°C. Add phase A to phase B with high shear mixing. When homogeneous, change to slow speed stirring and commence cooling. Cool to room temperature. Stop mixing and allow to cool to achieve final texture.

More Information
Dow Corning, PO Box 994, Midland, MI 48686-0994
Tel: (989) 496-4000; Fax: (989) 496-4586
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