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  1. M

    Room Spray Separating

    I am using Poly 20 in my room spray first attempt. I have used 20% and it is a little clear but still has a white foamy layer at the top. I am out of poly 20 now. Can I add some Poly 80 to it and see if it finished emulsifying? If I add Isopropyl Alcohol will that help? The ingredients are...
  2. Winterx

    Emulsified body butter, but no water.

    I'm very much a novice in this world, but I'm trying to navigate it and learn all that I can. I like to make my own simple products like anhydrous body butter. For the more complicated emulsified body butter, I've chosen to purchase one to use while I learn. The ingredients are a follows: Shea...
  3. E

    Acacia gum as an emulsifier in lotion or cream?

    Hi everyone! Title says it all. Would that work? I have no recipe or anything for you to critique, but am looking for something to use as an emulsifier before I make it. I found a recipe online that uses only acacia gum as an emulsifier. I don’t know how well it would hold up though, so I just...
  4. cmzaha

    OMG... WSP Customer Service

    My long opinion of WSP is changing big time. As many may know I complained about the Sea Salt and Driftwood, well I left a comment that it did not hold at all. They are replacing my bottle. Now the is Customer Service :D I only ask no one abuse this, and I am sure you will all get my drift here...
  5. N

    Clay Cleanser - Emulsifier Needed?

    Hi! I just have a quick question. I'm hoping to make a cleansing grains of sorts using mainly bentonite clay, activated charcoal, and baking soda. I want to make it including a carrier oil, so it has a creamy, moist consistency. Would this need an emulsifier? I'm just worried that the dry...
  6. cmzaha

    Spray Body Milk Lotion

    Does anyone make a spray body milk type lotion. Not one using actual milk. I cannot get the emulsifier I was using for mine and looking for another very light emulsifier that will work with 90+ % water. Olivem LV Flex by Hallstar works fantastic, but I would have to purchase 40 lbs and they have...
  7. M

    concentrate emulsion?

    I am trying to make an emulsion of infused oil and soap base concentrate to add as needed to water. My problem is that while my oil/soap emulsifies well with either xanthan gum or lecithin, once added to water it doesn't emulsify with that. it will mix if shaken vigorously but as soon as I...