Total Recipe Amounts:
425 grams Distilled Water
25 grams Vegetable Glycerin
25 grams BTMS 25
20 grams Argan Oil
26 grams Cancan Type Fragrance Oil
5 grams Optiphen Preservative
5 grams Vitamin E Oil
Step 1: Prior to starting this recipe, clean and sanitize your work area. Also, do the same with any packaging materials you will be using. It is suggested that you wear gloves, an apron, and a hair net while preparing this recipe.
Step 2: Next, weigh out your water and heat it to at least 180F. While this recipe only uses 425 grams of water, you will want to make sure you have plenty of extra in your pot as some will evaporate. Hold it at this temperature for 20 minutes to destroy any bacteria. You want to allow the temperature to drop to 140F.
In a separate pan, weigh out and melt your vegetable glycerin, BTMS 25, and argan oil. Let the temperature drop to around 140F. You will want both the oils and butters to be around this temperature when moving to the next step. Note:
Depending on your hair type, you may want to change the oils in this recipe. We used a total of 20 grams of oil. You can read about the oils for various hair types here
Step 4: You want to move quickly through the next couple of steps as temperatures are very important in order to achieve a proper emulsion. Using a deep mixing bowl, weigh out 425 grams of the water you prepared. Then, when both your oils and water are around 140F, add your melted oils to the mixing bowl. Using your stick blender, emulsify the ingredients.
Step 5: Allow your conditioner mixture to cool to around 120F. At this temperature, add Optiphen preservative, Vitamin E Oil, and your NG Cancan Type Fragrance Oil. Once again, stick blend thoroughly.
Step 6: Your conditioner will still be thin. As it cools, it will get thicker. Allow your conditioner to cool to room temperature and place into two 8 oz. bottles using your funnel.
Step 7: Once your conditioner is cooled, you can decorate the bottle. Place some bling ribbon around the circumference of each bottle and add a decorative purple acrylic jewel to the center of each ribbon.
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We hope that you enjoy our argan oil hair conditioner!