Hair styling and hair fixing gel

Hair styling and hair fixing gel

Formula: 5233

Phase Ingredients for ~ 100 ml Quantity
A flat mineral water 120 gr
A brown sugar 25 gr
B xanthan gum 2 gr
C honeyquat 3 gr
C ylang-ylang essential oil 5 drops
C bergamot essential oil 8 drops
C vege-collagen 30 drops
C cosgard preservative 20 drops
C mica cosmetic pigment, color of your choice (optional) a knife tip

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

Preparation method:
In a stainless steel bowl or cup, mix the water well with the sugar and place on a heat source. After it starts to boil, keep on for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and place in a bowl of cold water to accelerate the cooling of the solution.

After the solution reaches body temperature, xanthan gum will be sprinkled and mixed vigorously. Let the composition rest for about 10 minutes to form the gel.

Add the phase C ingredients one at a time, mixing after each. The resulting gel is transferred to the dedicated container.

The result is a pleasantly fragrant gel, with a fixing, moisturizing and conditioning effect. Apply a moderate amount, before styling, on damp hair and distribute evenly. It can also be applied after styling, on strands.

Options and explanations:

  • if brown sugar is used, the resulting gel will be yellowish in color, and if prepared with white sugar then it will be colorless, before the pigment is added
  • the pigment, regardless of the shade used, will not color the hair, possibly giving light reflections if a larger amount is included; can be removed from the recipe
  • instead of the essential oils proposed in the recipe you can choose other essential oils, fragrance oils or aromatic extracts, chosen according to your taste preferences
  • the gel can be prepared without fragrance, remove the essential oils from the recipe, without the need to adjust the amount of other ingredients
  • cosgard preservative cannot be replaced with grapefruit seed extract

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  • Difficulty: beginner/advanced/experienced
  • Utensils: precision scale
  • Recommended container: Bea bottle, 100 ml
  • Shelf-life: 3 months - prepared in optimal conditions of hygiene, kept in a cool place

This formula was developed by Elemental's qualified staff. The recipes are intended to exemplify the use of products marketed by Elemental and are believed to be accurate, however, Elemental assumes no liability or risk associated with the use of its products for the preparation and evaluation of the recipe as the conditions of preparation and use are beyond its control. The Elemental customer must ensure that the reproduction of the formulation does not infringe any intellectual property rights and that it complies with the specific rules and regulations in force. The person who prepares the recipe must refer to the safety data sheets to ensure the safe handling of all raw materials and bears full responsibility for ensuring the safe and correct use and storage of all materials procured and used. Assessments of the safety, stability, regulatory compliance and suitability of this recipe, methods and the finished product are the sole responsibility of the user and/or the legal entity placing the product on the market. Elemental is not liable for any damages resulting from the use of this information, and assumes no responsibility for misuse of selected materials, formula or method, in whole or in part.

Posted on 07/20/2015 Hair Care recipes, Hairstyling 0

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