Mild and gentle, this base contains NO sulfates, alcohol, parabens, gluten nor phthalates. What it does contain are ingredients that are packed full of skin enriching ingredients, designed to help clean, then tighten pores without compromising your skins natural balance. We recommend this base for any skin type.
This base is designed not to foam much, but it does have a slight foaming action with a gel-like consistency. It's pH balanced to 5.5 for those of you who are concerned about pH levels, and is comes unscented so you can use it as-is, or add your own essential oils to create your own customized facial cleanser base!
Scenting guidelines: Less than 1% essential oil load for facial washes.
Customizing this base: The base will generally accept additional additives that are water soluble, however adding water and or water soluble ingredients may compromise the shelf life. Consider adding additional preservative to any water based additives. Oil based additives will reduce the lathering ability, so use caution. Take good notes and trial test during your formulation process.
Please note that during the winter months this item could congeal during shipping. If your product arrives super thick, allow the product to warm up naturally by simply allowing the bottle to rest a day or so in a normal room temperature room. Store in a location at or above 65 degrees. When the base is cold, the color will be opaque and when stored at normal room temperature it will be significantly more see thru.
About our ingredients: we add non-alcoholic witch hazel for cleansing and toning. Green tea as a terrific skin antioxidant ... with hibiscus to help improve elasticity and firmness. A very mild soap base that will also assist with cleansing without giving the skin that "tight pully" sensation. Moving onto the glycerin, silk amino acids, and a host of enriching vitamins. Finally, we preserve this base with Linatural, to ensure product safety without the worry of parabens, or toxicity issues.