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Shaving creme

  1. 1. The Science Of ShavingCream
  2. 2. Soap???Before there wasactual “Shavingcream,” Peopleused a sort ofsoap.Shaving creamsoftens the skin,creating a moreluxurious shave.
  3. 3. Shaving creamPeople soon realized that you can mixoils, fatty acids, and all sorts ofperfumes to create a more enjoyableshave.When all mixed together, theseingredients can produce different typesof shaving “Softeners”.
  4. 4. Shaving foam isthe most commonlyused of all theshaving products.Shaving creamIn all of the foams, waterIn all of the foams, wateris the most basicis the most basicingredient.ingredient.Then, there are 3Then, there are 3different types ofdifferent types ofimportant acids used.important acids used.
  5. 5. Shaving creamThe 3 most common acidsare Steric acid, Coconutacid, and Myristic acid.Steric acid lowers the surfacetension between the molecules thatdo not like to mix.Coconut acid is used to control thepH of the solution.Myristic acid, when added to thesolution, bubbles and creates foamfaster.
  6. 6. Shaving creamTriethanolanmineis a organic basein the solution.It helpsneutralize the pHand helps make theoils in the foammore soluble.
  7. 7. Shaving creamHydroxides of Sodium andPotassium play a part in creatingit also.They make the fatty acids moresoluble in the water. They toocontrol the pH of the solution.Glycerin is used to retain water,increasing the lather andstability.
  8. 8. Shaving creamTo make shaving foam, the essential oils andTo make shaving foam, the essential oils andacids are mixed. Then, the mixture is heatedacids are mixed. Then, the mixture is heatedto180 degrees. After a certain amount ofto180 degrees. After a certain amount oftime, the mixture is cooled. Then, water,time, the mixture is cooled. Then, water,glycerin, and triethanolamine are added. Atglycerin, and triethanolamine are added. Atthis point, perfumes or scents and added.this point, perfumes or scents and added.
  9. 9. Works CitedAcne.org. Daniel W. Kern, n.d. Web. 11 Apr. 2013.<http://www.acne.org/blog/2010/10/21/the-search-for-the-perfect-shaving-cream/>.How Products Are Made. JRank, n.d. Web. 11 Apr. 2013.<http://www.madehow.com/Volume-1/Shaving-Cream.html#b>.Sharpologist. OnMilwaulkee, n.d. Web. 11 Apr. 2013.<http://sharpologist.com/2012/03/anatomy-of-a-shaving-cream.html>.http://www.acne.org/blog/2010/10/21/the-search-for/www.madehow.com/Volume-1/Shaving-Cream.htmsharpologist.com/2012/03/anatomy-of-a-shaving-cream
  10. 10. Works CitedAcne.org. Daniel W. Kern, n.d. Web. 11 Apr. 2013.<http://www.acne.org/blog/2010/10/21/the-search-for-the-perfect-shaving-cream/>.How Products Are Made. JRank, n.d. Web. 11 Apr. 2013.<http://www.madehow.com/Volume-1/Shaving-Cream.html#b>.Sharpologist. OnMilwaulkee, n.d. Web. 11 Apr. 2013.<http://sharpologist.com/2012/03/anatomy-of-a-shaving-cream.html>.http://www.acne.org/blog/2010/10/21/the-search-for/www.madehow.com/Volume-1/Shaving-Cream.htmsharpologist.com/2012/03/anatomy-of-a-shaving-cream

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