Tuesday, February 8, 2011
The HLB system or creating your own emulsifier
What is the HLB system?
A demonstration of the HLB system with a lotion recipe.
More fun with the HLB system - a body butter recipe
More fun with the HLB system - a light lotion recipe
Things to think about when creating an emulsifier
Silicones and the HLB system
A short summary of the HLB system and some links
And here's a link to a really valuable PDF on the HLB system from the late, great LabRat. This is where you can find all the HLB values of the emulsifiers and oils.