Gentle Kids Shampoo Recipe

600 grams – Makes four 4 oz. bottles




Part A

43%        Purified Water – Room Temperature     58 grams       




Part B

45%        BSB Surfactant                                270 grams

5.0%       Decyl Glucoside Surfactant                 30 grams




Part C

2.0%       Glycerin                                            12 grams

1.0%       Vital Hair & Scalp Complex                    6 grams

1.0%       Phytokeratin Protein Blend                    6 grams

0.5%       Panthenol Pro-Vitamin B5                      3 grams

1.0%       Optiphen Plus Preservative                    6 grams




Part D

1.0%       Polysorbate 20                                     6 grams

0.5%       Fragrance or Essential Oil                      3 grams




Stained Glass Liquid Colourants if desired to colour



Fine Sea Salt to thicken to desired thickness.












Add Part A to a measuring cup.




2. Add Part B to Part A, one ingredient at a time, mixing gently after each addition to fully incorporate.



3. Add Part C, one ingredient at a time, mixing gently after each addition to fully incorporate.

4. In a separate small mixing vessel mix together Polysorbate 20 and any fragrance or essential oil. Once fully mixed together add to rest of ingredients and stir gently to combine.

5. If necessary, use a citric acid solution (made using 50% Citric Acid and 50% Water) and add drops until pH is lowered to approximately pH 7.


6. Add Labcolor if desired.



7. Slowly sprinkle fine sea salt into shampoo until desired thickness is achieved. 



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