Polysorbate 20 - Polysorbate 20 is commonly used to emulsify oils and water at a 1:1 ratio. It is a nonionic surfactant that is water-soluble and used as a dispersing agent. It is gentle and nonirritating. Normally, you need a solubilizer, such as Polysorbate 20, to mix your essential or fragrance oils into body sprays without separating. Combine equal amounts of your fragrance or essential oil and the Polysorbate 20 until you achieve a clear solution, then, add this mixture to your water or alcohol.Ingredients:Botanical Name: Polysorbate 20Common Name: Polysorbate 20
Terah from Bramble Berry replies...Hi Tia! In general, we recommend using the Polysorbate 20 at a 1:1 ratio. Though, in some recipes and with certain fragrance we find it's more effective at a higher usage rate, as in the Springtime Room Spray tutorial.
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