Fun With Polysorbate 80

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  1. Mar 30, 2018 #1

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    FUN WITH POLYSORBATE 80

    Okay, you made blooming bath oil, body and room sprays, and added Polysorbate 80 to liquid soap to dissolve and stabilize fragrance, BUT... did you know it can:

    >Remove grease stains from tee shirts?
    >Cure baldness?
    >Be used as a shampoo?
    >Create the best facial cleanser ever?

    FOR GREASE STAINS: Saturate with PS-80. Rub. Toss in the washer.

    FOR BALDNESS: Lord only knows whether this actually works or not, I have not tried it, but several places on the web mention this. The thinking is that excessive sebum build-up (seborrhea dermatitis) chokes off the hair folicle which then causes hair follicles to stop producing new hair thus resulting in premature baldness.

    To dissolve sebum build-up: Just rub gently into the scalp at least 3 times weekly, leave on for 10 minutes, then add water, lather up and rinse thoroughly. Since hair follicles will lay dormant for up to 8 years, it may take a few months to see results!

    AS A CLARIFIER: Use before shampooing following directions above to remove product build-up and excess sebum. Then shampoo as normal.

    AS SHAMPOO: Use “as is” between shampoos to spare your hair and scalp from the harsh effects of daily shampooing. You will be amazed at how soft and shiny it leaves your hair.

    NB: Use DRY hands on DRY hair. (Wetting your hands or hair first will cause the PS-80 to move like gooey cement!)

    ETA: Adding this MMS recipe for Wool Wash while the edit button is still working.
     
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    Bump.gif Someone was asking for a hair clarifier. I'm bumping this in case you missed it. :cool:
     
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    I'm not gonna say whether my follicles are dormant. But I surely have a few CO stains where I shouldn't!
     
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    Thanks for the info Cee :thumbup:
     
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    You rock Zany:winner:. It worked on t-shirts that have been pre treated and washed 100's of times. Finally gave up on them till I saw your post. Figured the worst that would happen was I'd finally throw them out. Actually I treated one half of the t shirt and washed and dried, it's back in now with a couple others. So a big thank you for the info.
     
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    Thank you dear @Zany_in_CO ! I'm going to try the clarifying on my hair tonight.
     
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    UPDATE: I washed a wool scarf by hand and a wool cardigan in the machine on gentle cycle, cold water wash and this recipe worked well. I spot treated with Poly-80 thirty minutes before washing.

    MMS WOOL WASH RECIPE
    33% Polysorbate 80
    66% Distilled Water
    1% Peppermint Essential Oil
     
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    Oooohhh. Great info! Like every soaper I've ever met, half my wardrobe has oil stains because I forget to change into my "soaping clothes". Good excuse to shop though! I'm giving the PS80 a try next time I do laundry. Hubby came home from work last week with large stains from some type of motor oil all over his new-ish jeans. Those will be my 1st de-greasing project! Thanks Zany!
     
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