Surface active components are the base for almost every personal care product. We work with Zschimmer & Schwarz. In the surfactant tab you can find the ingredients for personal cleansing formulation such as shampoos and hand-soap.
For products intented for lotions, creams and other emulsions Zschimmer & Schwarz also has a product range. These can be found in the Emulsifier product group.
The personal cleansing market is very broad, most people use 5 to 15 different products every day. For example a liquid hand-soap to clean your hands before a meal. And a toothpaste to assure yourself of good breath and healthy mouth after a meal.
Everybody uses personal care products, everyone also has their specific demands. Somebody that worked on a farm the entire day wants to have strong detergents to cleanse their body. While the person that spends their day in an office environment, will suffice with a gentle cleanser.
The standard surfactants are the most commonly used products for this market. These allow for the formulation of an all-round product that will satisfy most wishes.
Many people classify themselves as having a sensitive skin, not all regular cleansing ingredients are suitable for them. Ingredients for this segment can be found under the mild surfactant tab. These products also fit perfectly in a colour protection shampoo formulation for dyed hair.
A third, quickly growing, market are products based on renewable and natural sources. Ecocert, COSMOS and NaTrue certification is possible with these products. All surfactants from Zschimmer & Schwarz are available with Sustainable Palm Oil certification (RSPO-MB). Natural surfactants are divisible in strong cleansing and milder types.
Support and concepts
For different market wishes we have different concepts available. We like sharing these as a base to further implement your ideas.
Perfumes and actives have an influence on the activity and the aspect of all formulations. The Zschimmer & Schwarz formulation laboratory will gladly help you with different options to properly apply these components in a stable end product.
Do contact us! We are happy to discuss with you and to offer you a fitting concept!