This Counting Sheep Melting Butter-in-Gel is made for skin that looks rested and renewed when you awake from slumber. It has a surprising texture that transforms into a smooth cream that melts on the skin upon application. This unique butter-in-gel texture provides instant, lasting hydration and resets the skin with a fresh feel and matte finish. For use as a moisturizer, eye cream, or night cream for normal and combined skin or after sun exposure.

This formulation features Nightessense biofunctional which is a natural extract from the premium true lavender flower. It enhances the essential noctural processes and molecules for a night repair, night detox and cleanse, and night renew.

Phase Trade Name INCI Name % w/w
A Purified Water Aqua q.s. 100.0
Water/Aqua (and) Glycerin (and) Glyceryl Acrylate/Acrylic Acid Copolymer (and) PVM/MA
Water/Aqua (and) Glycerin (and) Glyceryl Acrylate/Acrylic Acid Copolymer 3.00
Nightessence™️biofunctional Butylene glycol (and) Water/Aqua (and) Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Flower Extract 1.00
CI 42090 (Blue 1) 0.14
CI 19140 (Yellow 5) 0.14
B Myristyl Myristate (and) Myristyl Laurate 2.00
Cetyl Lactate 1.00
Glyceryl Stearate (and) Behenyl Alcohol (and) Palmitic Acid (and) Stearic Acid (and) Lecithin (and) Lauryl Alcohol (and) Myristyl Alcohol (and) Cetyl Alcohol 4.00
Antaron™ ECo Gel Diisopropyl Adipate (and) Ethylcellulose 1.00
Fragrance/Parfum (and) Citronellol (and) Geraniol (and) Hexyl Cinnamal 0.10
C Purified Water Aqua 48.00
Stabileze™️ QM  PVM/MA Decadiene Crosspolymer 0.40
D Purified Water Aqua 1.00
Sodium Hydroxide 0.11
E Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice Powder 0.10
Phenoxyethanol (and) Propanediol (and) Propylene Carbonate (and) Caprylhydroxamic Acid (and) O-cymen-5-ol 0.70
F Cetyl Hydroxyethylcellulose 0.15
Ethanol 96% Alcohol 10.00


Procedure for Counting Sheep Melting Butter-in-Gel

  1. At room temperature, in the main beaker, mix Phase A ingredients until homogeneous.
  2. At 75-80°C, in a side beaker, mix Phase B ingredients until homogeneous.
  3. At room temperature, in another side beaker, mix Phase C ingredients until homogeneous.
  4. At room temperature, premix Phase D ingredients, add Phase D into Phase C and mix until the gel is clear and homogeneous.
  5. At room temperature, add Phase E ingredients one by one into Phases C + D and mix well between each addition.
  6. At room temperature, add Phase F ingredients one by one into Phases C + D + E and mix well.
  7. In the main beaker, add hot Phase B rapidly into cold Phase A while mixing slowly (~450 rpm) to create the flakes.
  8. As soon as the flakes are created, in the main beaker, add Phases C + D + E + F. Then mix very gently (~250 rpm).
  9. Stop as soon as possible when homogeneous at 25°C.
  10. Fill containers immediately after making. Flakes will achieve their final softness in the formulation within 2 – 3 days.

Specifications of Counting Sheep Melting Butter-in-Gel

Appearance: clear green gel with suspended wax flakes
pH: 5.7 – 6.3
Viscosity (D1): 150,000 – 200,000 cps (Brookefield RVT, Spindle D, 5 rpm, 1 minute, 25°C)

Counting Sheep Melting Butter-in-Gel












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