Neutral shampoo for children, customizable

Neutral shampoo for children, customizable

Formula: 10241

Phase Ingredients for ~250 ml Quantity
A gentle washing base 50 ml (55 gr)
A Coco-glucoside and Glyceryl oleate 12,5 ml (13,7 gr)
A Lauryl glucoside 25 ml (27 gr)
A flat mineral water 87 ml (87 gr)
A chamomile or linden water 75 ml (75 gr)
A grapefruit seed extract 1,5 ml (50 drops)

Sanitize the dedicated containers and utensils you will work with, details in the general safety guidelines.

Transfer the ingredients to a bowl, one by one, in the order given by the recipe, mixing after each one. Mix by hand, slowly. If the Lauryl glucoside is whitish and viscous, it must first be fluidized in a hot water bath until it becomes translucent. 

The resulting shampoo is transferred to the dedicated container. The shampoo will become clear the next day.

A simple recipe, easy to prepare, which can be used as such or can be completed with some ingredients suggested in the description below. It is a gentle formula with medium foaming and cleansing power.

Some examples of ingredients with which you can customize the shampoo:

  • lavender, mandarin or orange essential oil 20-45 drops
  • natural cosmetic fragrance oil Mandeline 20-30 drops
  • panthenol 5-7 ml, decreasing the amount of flat water accordingly
  • approximately 5 ml aromatic extracts, decreasing the amount of flat water accordingly
  • aloe vera gel can be used instead of some of the water (about 25 ml)
  • glycerin can be used instead of some of the water (about 15 ml)
  • instead of chamomile or lime water, melissa or lavender water can be used


  • Difficulty: beginner/advanced/experienced
  • Utensils: graduated cylinder or precision scale, teaspoon
  • Recommended container: Globe bottle with pump dispenser
  • Shelf-life: 3 months - prepared in optimal conditions of hygiene, kept in a cool place
Posted on 07/20/2014 Shampoos, Baby & Kids Care recipes 0