Intimate hygiene solution, Neroli & Lactic acid

Intimate hygiene solution, Neroli & Lactic acid

Formula: FM10249

Phase Ingredients for ~150 ml % Quantity
A Cocamidopropyl betaine 30 45 gr
A flat mineral water 47,9 71,9 gr
A neroli water 20 30 gr
A aloe vera powder 0,5 0,75 gr
A lactic acid 0,5 0,75 gr
A fragonia essential oil 0,5 25 drops
A grapefruit seed extract 0,6 0,9 gr (30 drops)

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

The recipe can be prepared with Cocamidopropyl betaine in both liquid and powder versions.
If you are working with a liquid surfactant, follow the dosages and instructions given in the recipe.
If you are using a powdered surfactant, first prepare the required amount of solution following the instructions below:
Liquid Cocamidopropyl betaine can be easily obtained from Cocamidopropyl betaine powder by mixing one part powder + 2 parts flat /distilled water.
• to get 10 gr of liquid Cocamidopropyl betaine mix 3.3 gr of powder + 6.7 gr water
• to get 25 gr of liquid Cocamidopropyl betaine mix 8.3 gr of powder + 16.7 gr water
• to get 100 gr of liquid Cocamidopropyl betaine mix 33 gr of powder + 67 gr water

The preparation is a very simple process:
In a bowl, add the ingredients one by one in the order given by the recipe, mixing after each one. The resulting solution is transferred to the dedicated container. pH: 4.5-5

The result is a solution suitable for intimate hygiene, containing a mild surfactant that does not irritate the mucous membranes, and suitable ingredients for such applications. It smells nice. It can be used daily in the hygiene routine. Not recommended for internal washes.


  • aloe vera powder can be replaced with aloe vera gel, in a percentage of 20%, decreasing accordingly the percentage of flat mineral water
  • Cocamidopropyl betaine can be replaced with Decyl glucoside, in which case a little more lactic acid will be needed to get the right pH
  • instead of fragonia essential oil, tea tree essential oil can be used, in which case the smell of the solution will be medicinal


  • Difficulty: beginner/advanced/experienced
  • Utensils: precision scale, a big Berzelius beaker, teaspoon/spatula
  • Recommended container: Foamer bottle
  • Shelf-life: 3 months - prepared in optimal conditions of hygiene, kept in a cool place
Posted on 07/20/2015 Personal Hygiene recipes, Bath & Shower 0