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Pomace Oil

Pomace Oil

What is it? Pomace Oil is oil extracted after the initial mechanical press of oils from olive pulp. How is it made? Pomace Oil is extracted from the olive pulp using solvents, meaning that the oil is chemically dissolved from the pulp to remove. This is a common technique used...
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Activated Charcoal

Activated Charcoal

What is it? Activated Charcoal is a micropowder created by activating bamboo charcoal. It is prized for it's immense surface area, relative to it's volume. This ratio gives the powder its detoxifying power. How is it made? The source material is developed into activated carbons using hot gases. Air is...
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Bentonite Clay

Bentonite Clay

What is it? Bentonite Clay is a naturally occurring clay from volcanic ask sediments How is it made? Bentonite Clay is surfaced mined from volcanic sediment beds in Wyoming. The mining is done in accordance with environmental standards, and no ground water pollution, excessive erosion due to mining, or other...
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Benzyl Alcohol, Salicylic Acid, Sorbic Acid

Benzyl Alcohol, Salicylic Acid, Sorbic Acid

What is it? This blend of components makes up our preservative base, along with vegetable glycerin. How is it made? Production of the preservative base meets both ECO-CERT standards, as well as the standards set out in our Guardian Model. This means that human, animal and environmental health and sustainability...
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Hydrolyzed Oats

Hydrolyzed Oats

What is it? Hydrolyzed Oats  is a soluble form of hydrolyzed whole oats consisting mainly of hydrolyzed oligosaccharides (or carbohydrates).  How is it made? Hydrolyzed Oats are produced when whole oats undergo the hydrolyzation process, that is, the separation of chemical bonds by the addition of water. Hydrolyzed Oats are broken into their component...
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DL-Panthenol

DL-Panthenol

What is it? DL-Panthenol is a natural ingredient, found in plants and is a form of vitamin B5, also referred to as pantothenic acid. How is it made? This natural product is the result of a condensation reaction of D-pantolactone with 3-aminopropanol in the presence of methanol and dichloromethane.27. It is the...
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Sodium C14-16 Olefin Sulfonate

Sodium C14-16 Olefin Sulfonate

What is it? Sodium C14-16 Olefin Sulfonate is a coconut-based surfactant that offers good cleansing and excellent foaming abilities. It fits within our Guardian Model for ingredients. How is it made? Sodium C14-16 Olefin Sulfonate is a mixture of long chain sulfonate salts prepared by sulfonation of C14-16 alpha olefins....
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Decyl Glucoside

Decyl Glucoside

What is it? Decyl Glucoside is a mild, non-ionic surfactant. It meets ECO-CERT requirements, and conforms to our Guardian Model for ingredients.  How is it made? Decyl Glucoside is produced by the reaction of glucose from corn starch with decyl alcohol which is derived from coconut. The production methods for Decyl Glucoside meet...
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