Spa Eye Balm

Phase
Product
INCI Name
Supplier
Volume
A
Purified Water
Water/Aqua
qs 100
Na4EDTA
Tetrasodium EDTA
Fisher
0.01
B
RapiThix™ A-100 polymer
Sodium Polyacrylate
Ashland
1.80
C
Cegesoft* VP
Vegetable Oil (and) Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil (and) Candelilla Wax
Cognis
3.00
Si-Tec™ GF 3096 silicone
Dimethicone (and) Dimethiconol
Ashland
10
D
DC* 9701 Cosmetic Powder
Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer (and) Silica
Dow Corning
1.00
E
Zemea*
Propanediol
Dupont Tate & Lyle
5.00
Optiphen™ preservative
Phenoxyethanol (and) Caprylyl Glycol
Ashland
0.50
F
Unicert* Blue 05601-J (sol. 0.1%)
Water/Aqua (and) CI 42090 (FD&C Blue No. 1)
Sensient
0.20
GP4G SP™ biofunctional
Water/Aqua (and) Artemia extract
Ashland
1.00

Preparation:

1. Homogenize Phase A in the main vessel. 2. At 25°C, sprinkle in Phase B and homogenize during 10 minutes until homogeneous. 3. At 25°C, prepare Phase C in a side beaker, homogenize until homogeneous. Sprinkle in Phase D and mix well until homogeneous. 4. At 25°C, add Phase C + D in the main vessel and mix until homogeneous. 5. At 25°C, add Phase E in the main vessel and mix until homogeneous. 6. At 25°C, add Phase F in the main vessel and mix until homogeneous. 7. Stop at 25°C.

Notes:

Typical Properties Appearance: Light blue cream gel pH: 5.3 – 5.8 Viscosity (D0): 80,000 – 130,000 cps (Brookfield RVT/Spindle C/5 rpm/1 minute/25°C) This formula has passed 3-month accelerated lab stabilities and a 28-day challenge efficacy test. However, the preservative system has not been optimised to its lowest effective level.
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