April 27, 2022Optiphen
Products we use it in: African Black Soap Shampoo, Multi-Use Leave-in Conditioner, Moisturising Thickening Gel, Moisturizing Curling Butter & Hair Follicle Stimulant.
What is Optiphen - It is a paraben and formaldehyde-free preservative system, which consists of Phenoxyethanol in an emollient base of Caprylyl Glycol.
Why we use it: In our formulations, the combination of these ingredients provides our products protection against microbial yeast and mold growth while imparting
Other benefits: Emolliency with the caprylyl glycol gives an exceptional feel to our finished HH formulations.
EWG Score: 3 - 5