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Table 2 Formulations of cleansing form ingredients

From: Effects of the myrtle essential oil on the acne skin—clinical trials for Korean women

Ingredients Compositions (wt%)
Control Myrtle
Phase A
 Water q.s to 100 q.s to 100
 Glycerin 6.00 6.00
 Propylene glycol 5.00 5.00
 PEG-8 2.00 2.00
 Methylparaben 0.20 0.20
 Tetrasodium EDTA 0.05 0.05
 Potassium hydroxide 5.00 5.00
 Cocamidopropyl betaine 0.50 0.50
Phase B
 Stearic acid 5.00 5.00
 Myristic acid 20.00 20.00
 Lauric acid 5.00 5.00
 Beeswax 1.00 1.00
 Glycol stearate 2.00 2.00
 Propylparaben 0.10 0.10
 Hydrogenated polydecene 1.00 1.00
 Glyceryl stearate, PEG-100 stearate 2.50 2.50
 Cetearyl alcohol 0.50 0.50
 PEG-40 hydrogenated castor oil 0.80 0.80
Phase C
 Sodium methyl cocoyl taurate 2.00 2.00
Myrtus communis extract 0.50