Surfactants in Skin and Hair Products

Surfactants in Skin and Hair Products The word surfactant is a shortened form of “surface-active agent”, a surfactant is a chemical that stabilizes mixtures of oil and water by reducing the surface tension at the interface between the oil and water...

Detergents and soaps

Detergents and soaps When you’re young, “bathtime” is another word for “torture” and a harmless block of soap can seem like an offensive weapon. Fortunately, most of us soon grow out of that little problem and learn to recognize soap...

What are surfactants and how do they work?

What are surfactants and how do they work? SURFACTANTS ARE THE most versatile products of the chemical industry. There are utilized in every industrial area ranging from household detergents to drilling muds and food items to pharmaceuticals. Original Article Source...

Why Bubbles Exist and How They Behave Is a Matter of Simple Science

Why Bubbles Exist and How They Behave Is a Matter of Simple Science A bubble is a thin film of soapy water. Most of the bubbles that you see are filled with air, but you can make a bubble using other gasses, such as carbon dioxide. The film that makes the bubble has...

Welcome to Fiddlehead Skincare

Welcome to Fiddlehead Skincare I’m Shannon – I’m a fiddlehead, a do-er. I like to exercise my science brain. I started my journey to concoct natural and sustainable soap, skincare, and home solutions when my kids were in high school science class. I wanted to join the...

So How Does Laundry Detergent Really Work?

So How Does Laundry Detergent Really Work? Laundry detergents have come a long way since the first bar soaps made from animal fat and lye were offered for sale in the 1700s. The introduction of synthetic detergents to the marketplace in the 1950s offered homemakers...