BTMS-50 Conditioning Emulsifier - Behentrimonium Methosulfate or BTMS is a vegetable based conditioning emulsifier. It can be used to emulsify lotions and scrubs but is more commonly used to make hair conditioners. The recommended usage rate is 1 – 15% though we find that much more than 6% in our hair conditioner recipes is overkill. This emulsifying system contains a large percentage of conditioning agents, making it appropriate for leave-on conditioning treatments as well as traditional rinse off hair care. This product contains no hazardous solvents and comes in an easy-to-work-with white pastille.
Behentrimonium Methosulfate is a quaternary ammonium salt derived from the natural plant oil Colza, or what is commonly known as Rapeseed Oil. It is both a mild primary emulsifier and an effective conditioning agent, which provides elegant cationic emulsions for both skin and hair care products. These emulsions leave hair tangle-free and feeling silky smooth and provide skin with a softer, powdery feel after use in skin products such as lotions and creams. BTMS-50 is also capable of emulsifying silicone, adding to its range in hair care products.
Our favorite hair conditioner recipe, using BTMS.
Ingredients: Botanical Name: Behentrimonium Methosulfate (and) Cetyl Alcohol (and) Butylene GlycolCommon Name: BTMS-50
Terah from Bramble Berry replies...Hi Susan! I'm so glad you are hooked on our Btms- 50 Conditioning Emulsifier! Btms- 50 is also great to use in scrubs and most commonly in hair conditioner. As seen in the Scrub into Spring: Solid Exfoliating Scrub and Sizzling Summer Hair: Leave-In Argan Oil Conditioner tutorials. I will email you personally to discuss this further.
Terah from Bramble Berry replies...Hi Annemieke! I'm so glad you love our BTMS-50 and conditioner it created! Your project with shampoo and liquid soap sounds super interesting as well. I would love to learn more about it and see if the Btms-50 would be the right fit for you. I will email you personally to discuss this further.
Reply from Bramble Berry Hi Alberto! Your project with Liquid Soap Concentrate Base sounds super interesting! I would love to learn more about it and see if the Btms-50 Conditioning Emulsifier would be the right fit for it. I will email you personally to discuss this further.
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