100% natural preservatives to extend the shelf life of your DIY Cosmetics, up to 3 months. It provide a broad spectrum preservative, which means it is effective against bacteria, mold and yeast. Suitable for use in oil-in-water, water-in-oil and water based formulas, so compatible with a wide range of skin, hair and sun care DIY formulations.
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Preservatives are antimicrobial ingredients to extend the longevity of the products by inhibiting the growth of and reducing the amount of microbial contaminants.
Commercial cosmetic products are typically loaded with preservatives to allow them to remain fresh for a shelf life of 1 - 3 years. But the common synthetic preservatives used in commercial products are commonly known to cause irritation, allergies and skin sensitivities.
Homemade skincare products are popular to the people who want to use chemical free cosmetics that are kinder and safer on their skin and to take advantage of the wonderful benefits natural ingredients can bring. There are numerous handmade cosmetic recipes out there but the problem is the shelf lif of handmade cosmetics is too short, just a few days even in a fridge.
Some essential oils have antimicrobial properties, but they cannot act in place of an anti-microbial preservative. To protect a skin care product from microbial growth, High percentage of essential oils is required, which exceeds the recommendations for safe amounts.
Citric acid, Vitamin E, Sweet almond, Hemp, and Avocado contains natural antioxidants, but they are not adequate for broad spectrum protection either.
purelyBlack's natural preservative is extracted by special ultrasonic extracting method from
natural plants and makes up for several problems with existing synthetic preservatives, such as skin trouble.
It is the best, all natural preservative for skin care products; lotion, cream, serum, scrub, lip balm, and other facial treatment products.
100% Natural ingredients from Nature :
Chinese pepper, Pulsatilla, and Lichen have antimicrobial, antibacterial properties, which can inhibit the growth of bacteria, fungi, mold and yeast. They are well known to provide the superb antibiotic effects without any harmful effects which synthetic ones often cause.
Buy the best cosmetic preservative with all natural ingredients at purelyBlack and make your handmade cosmetics will stay fresh for long. By the nature of its purely natural ingredients and lack of chemical preservatives, it extends the shelf life of handmad cosmetics up to 3 months.
The recommended level is from 0.6%-1%. For water based cosmetics, you may increase it up to 2%. To calculate how much you need to add preservative, simply multiply the weight of your product by the usage rate percentage (1%), and divide that number by 100.
If your facial serum contains 50g of ingredients, that would be 50 × 1 = 50. 50 ÷ 100 = 0.5.
That means you should add 0.5g preservative to your diy serum.
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