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

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 07/20/2014 Shampoos, Baby & Kids Care recipes 0

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