Happy Head Scalp Serum

(Formula #102-14B)

Why we love it:

The pink kaolin clay helps detoxify the scalp by drawing out impurities, while the natural oils and extracts hydrate both the scalp and hair for improved conditioning, strength, and shine.

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Formulation highlights:

Meadowfoam Seed Oil XPR is highly nourishing to skin and moisturizes to combat scalp dryness while Daikon Seed Extract provides shine and strength to hair. Licorice root extract (rich in regenerative and antioxidant compounds) and mineral-rich pink kaolin clay soothe and detoxify the scalp. Aurafirm N, a fermented oat active conditions hair and supports skin microbiome, and peppermint and tea tree essential oils provide a cooling sensation.
(NOTE: This formulation is a minor revision of Formula #101-137C previously published on this page)
Ingredient INCI NAME Trade Name %
Phase A
Water Deionized water 75.98
Glycerin Glycerin 5.00
Butylene Glycol Butylene Glycol 5.00
Xanthan Gum Xanthan Gum 0.37
Sodium Hyaluronate Sodium Hyaluronate 0.10
Phase B
Polysorbate-60 Polysorbate-60 2.00
PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil 2.00
Limnanthes Alba (Meadowfoam) Seed Oil Meadowfoam Seed Oil XPR* 1 1.00
Raphanus Sativus (Radish) Seed Extract Daikon Seed Extract 1 1.00
Phase C
Glycerin (and) Water (and) Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Extract Licorice Extract 4.00
Phenoxyethanol Phenoxyethanol 1.00
Panthenol Panthenol 1.00
Lactobacillus Ferment (and) Avena sativa Kernel Extract (and) Sodium Benzoate (and) Potassium Sorbate Aurafirm N 2 1.00
Kaolin (and) Illite Theraclay Pink 3 0.25
Kaolin Clay Kaolin Clay 4 0.20
Fragrance Melaleuca Alternifolia Essential Oil 5 0.06
Fragrance Mentha Piperita Essential Oil 5 0.04
*Meadowfoam Seed Oil and Meadowfoam Seed Oil XPR can be used interchangeably in this formulation.

Suggested Usage: After washing, part hair into sections and apply a few drops of serum to scalp. Massage into scalp and style hair as usual.

Suppliers: 1Natural Plant Products; 2Oat Cosmetics; 3Charkit Chemical Company; 4Caltron Clays; 5New Directions Aromatics

Procedure: Combine Phase A ingredients and heat to 75-80°C. In a separate vessel, combine Phase B ingredients and heat to 75-80°C. Add Phase B to Phase A with rapid propeller stirring to emulsify. Homogenize and cool to 45°C with moderate propeller stirring. Add Phase C ingredients during cool down phase.

Stability: One month at 45°C.

The information contained herein is provided for informational purposes only. This suggested formulation is only a representative formulation and is not a commercialized product. NPP believes that the formulation and data on which this formulation is based are reliable, but it has not been subjected to extensive testing for performance, efficacy, or safety. Before commercializing, you should thoroughly test the formulation or any variation of it (as well as the raw materials, including any NPP product used) to determine its performance, efficacy, and safety. Further, you will be responsible for ensuring the regulatory compliance of the final product and its ingredients.

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