Invigorating shower gel, grapefruit & cinnamon

Invigorating shower gel, grapefruit & cinnamon

Formula: MC20403

Phase Ingredients for ~250 ml % Quantity
A gentle washing base 40 100 gr
A Coco-glucoside and Glyceryl oleate 5 12,5 gr
A Lauryl glucoside 10 25 gr
A flat mineral water 41,9 105 gr
A annatto powder 0,3 0,75 gr
A amyris essential oil 1 75 drops
A grapefruit essential oil 1 75 drops
A cinnamon essential oil 0,2 15 drops
A cosgard preservative 0,6 50 drops

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

Preparation method:
In a glass, add the gentle washing base and the Coco-glucoside and Glyceryl oleate and mix slowly, thoroughly, until it thickens. Add to this mixture the Lauryl glucoside, which must be fluid and translucent (if it is hardened and whitish, it will be liquefied beforehand in a hot water bath until it becomes fluid and translucent).

Add the water, little by little, stirring slowly and thoroughly. Then add the rest of the ingredients, in the given order, mixing after each one. The resulting composition is transferred to the dedicated container. The foam will recede the next day.

An invigorating shower gel with a fresh and comforting scent, suitable for women and men alike.


  • for a moisturizing effect, the solution can include approximately 15 g of glycerin, instead of some of the flat water
  • it is advisable to measure the pH level at the end, and if it is higher than 7.5, to adjust it with a little lactic acid or citric acid
  • instead of the essential oils given in the recipe, others can be used, depending on their properties and preferences; you can also work with aromatic extracts (pineapple, melon, apricot)
  • grapefruit seed extract can be used instead of cosgard (same amount)


  • Difficulty: beginner/advanced/experienced
  • Utensils: precision scale, a 250 ml Berzelius beaker, teaspoon/spatula
  • Recommended container: Cristal bottle with pump dispenser or disc-top cap
  • 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.

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