How to make shampoo
Making your own shampoos can be fun and rewarding.
Surfactants are used extensively in hair care since they are the backbone of shampoos (as well as body washes and other types of liquid soap).
This module will teach you how to formulate with surfactants so you can decide which one(s) to use to form the basis of your shampoo.
This e-Learning module will teach you the following topics:
Key surfactants and what they are derived from
How the surfactants have an impact on your shampoo formulations
How to use the surfactants to create your shampoo
Other additions to include in your shampoo such as vitamins, extracts and proteins
Thickening your shampoos
Testing and adjusting the pH of your shampoos
Recipes (including a surfactant shampoo bar)
This module is presented to you as a beautifully formatted, fully illustrated PDF file.
Whilst there are no prerequisites for this course, if you wish to design your own products then we recommend that you also study the following modules
Hair care ingredients - their function and benefits
Hair structure, phases, types and issues
Email support is offered whilst you learn and your files are available to you online for 6 months from date of purchase.
Other hair care self-paced training modules include:
If you plan to study all the hair care modules, please see our 'Home Study Hair Care - all Modules' as there are significant benefits to purchasing all the modules at once.
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