Zero-Waste, Waterless Shampoo Bar

(Formula #102-11D)

Why we love it:

Natural emollients and plant-based surfactants are combined for an effective bar-format shampoo that requires minimal packaging.

Trends it supports:

Formulation highlights:

Meadowfoam Seed Oil XPR imparts a rich moisture to hair, and Daikon Seed Extract increases hair strength and shine. Plant-based, natural surfactants create a rich lather while gently cleaning hair.
Ingredient INCI NAME Trade Name %
Phase A
Coco-glucoside Plantaren 818 UP 1 12.00
Cocamidopropyl Betaine Cocamidopropyl Betaine 10.00
Glycerin Glycerin 5.00
Sodium Lauroyl Sarcosinate Perlastan L 30 2 5.00
Coco-Glucoside (and) Glyceryl Oleate Lamesoft PO 65 1 3.00
Phase B
Cetearyl Alcohol Cetearyl Alcohol 35.00
Behentrimonium Chloride Behentrimonium Chloride 10.00
Oryza Sativa (Rice) Bran Wax Rice Bran Wax 3 8.00
Limnanthes Alba (Meadowfoam) Seed Oil Meadowfoam Seed Oil XPR* 4 4.00
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter Shea Butter 5 3.00
Behenyl Alcohol (and) Polyglyceryl-3 Stearate Kostol Natural E 3 3.00
Raphanus Sativus (Daikon) Seed Extract Daikon Seed Extract 4 2.00
*Meadowfoam Seed Oil and Meadowfoam Seed Oil XPR can be used interchangeably in this formulation.

Suggested Usage: Rub shampoo bar between hands to create lather, or massage directly on wet hair. Lather well, rinse and follow with conditioner.

Suppliers: 1 BASF/Ross Organics; 2 Schill and Seilacher/Ross Organics; 3 Koster Keunen; 4 Natural Plant Products; 5 Charkit Chemical Company

Procedure: Prepare phases A and B separately, heating to 75-80°C. Add B to A with moderate propeller stirring. Take off heat, cool to 40-45°C and pour into molds.

Stability: One month at 45°C.

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