Grapefruit Shower Gel (Sulfate-Free)

No. 2019

This formulation features Suga®Nate 160NC, Cola®Teric CBS-HP, Cola®Mate LA-40 MB, and Poly Suga®Mulse D9 in a gentle, naturally based body wash formulation which leaves skin feeling clean without excessive drying or irritation from harsh sulfates.


OrderINCI NameTrade NamePercentFunction
1WaterWaterqs to 100.00
2Sodium Laurylglucosides HydroxypropylsulfonateSuga®Nate 160NC19.20
3Disodium Lauryl SulfosuccinateCola®Mate LA-40 MB4.00
4Cocamidopropyl Hydroxysultaine (Fatty Acid)Cola®Teric CBS-HP9.60
5Citrus Paradisi (Grapefruit) Peel OilGrapefruit Oil ¹0.30
6Sorbitan Oleate Decylglucoside CrosspolymerPoly Suga®Mulse D90.30
7Sodium Benzoate and Potassium SorbateEuxyl® K712 ²1.00
8Citric AcidCitric Acid 50%qs


  1. In primary vessel, combine ingredients 1 – 2 and begin heating to 45°C.
  2. Once at temperature, add ingredient 3
  3. Mix until clear and uniform, then add ingredient 4.
  4. In a separate vessel, combine ingredients 5 – 6 as a premix and add to batch.
  5. Once clear and uniform, add ingredient 7.
  6. Adjust pH to 5.0 – 5.5 with citric acid (viscosity is pH dependent).


Appearance: Clear, Viscous Liquid
pH: 5.0 – 5.5
Viscosity: 5,000 – 7,000 cP


1Orchidia Fragrances, 2Schülke and Mayr

This formulation is intended for use as a generic starting formula and may be modified as needed. This formulation is for developmental use only. Not intended for resale.