C&T Formulary: Sensitive Skin and Baby Care


If you're like many consumers, maybe you've jumped aboard the "sensitive skin" bandwagon. And who's to say there isn't some truth to this complaint? The environment has certainly changed, so it seems logical that skin would change in response. Whether it's fact or placebo, this collection of formulas for sensitive skin, including baby care, offer product developers some novel options for this growing market. For additional information on formulas and ingredients, visit our free online directory, the Cosmetics & Toiletries Bench Reference.

Sun Care

Natural Baby Goodness SPF 30

BASF Corporation

This formulation has been specifically developed for delicate skin that needs superior protection while spending time in the sun. Z-Cote LSA-UC, a large-particle, mineral UV filter forms a protective layer on the skin to reflect, scatter and absorb harmful UVA and UVB rays. Cetiol RLF compliments the formula with its superior sensory attributes. Both ingredients have passed the National Products Association (NPA) strict guidelines to further guarantee consumer confidence.

Skin Care

Super Gentle Shower Gel

Biosil Technologies Inc.

This super gentle shower gel leaves the skin clean and soft to the touch. BioPlex Cetylsil S-PF significantly reduces any irritation of the surfactant system and provides softness, moisture, and cushion making it suitable for ultra-sensitive skin.


Youth Renewing Cleansing Conditioner


Has your hair changed over the years? The ageing process can cause unwanted changes to the hair, like increased dryness, brittleness, coarseness in texture, dullness and thinning, more fragile hair. Restore your hair with this mild, youth renewing cleansing conditioner.


Natural Honey Hand Soap

Custom Ingredients

Natural Honey Hand Soap is made with all naturally derived ingredients. CustoBlend 40K is a true natural soap base produced from coconut fatty acids. The formulation also includes CustoTaine TMG, which reduces the irritation of other surfactants, increases skin’s water retention capacity, and gives a unique feel. CustoQuat Honey conditions the skin by adding its cationic complexes. This liquid hand soap forms a rich lather and has a luxurious fragrance. It is gentle enough for the entire body, using the amphoteric surfactants CustoTaine DSC and CustoTaine CAB.


“Scrubissimo” Mild Exfoliating Facial Wash

The Dow Chemical Company

“Scrubissimo” features Aculyn Excel, a new HASE suspension aid designed to stabilize particles at the challenging low pH values while maintaining good clarity. The formula also contains EcoSense 1200, a mild surfactant providing excellent foaming properties.

Skin Care

Natural Soothing Wipe Solution

Dr. Straetmans Chemische Produkte GmbH

This soft touch wet wipe solution has skin protecting properties and a mild cleansing effect.

Skin Care

Soothing Bath Oil


Stable, natural triglyceride oils derived from sunflower and macadamia enhance this luxurious bath oil. The moisture-rich oil spreads evenly over the surface of the bath water leaving no ring in the tub and rendering the user’s skin soft, supple and fragrant.

Baby Care

Natural Baby Non-Nano Mineral Sunscreen Cream SPF 50 JZ8-258

The HallStar Company

This broad-spectrum, natural baby SPF-50 sunscreen lotion uses only non-nano mineral UV filters. Natural sunflower seed oil and grapeseed oil disperse zinc oxide and contribute favorable aesthetics. This composition was subjected to in vitro analysis and delivered SPF ~60, PFA (PPD) ~21 performance with critical wavelength 378 nm.

Skin Care

S3D Source 4

Induchem AG

S3D Source 4 is an instant soothing and repairing mask. It is a new type of molecular mask to resource skin in 15 min. This formula is perfect to enjoy the summer free from 'sun'sequences.

Skin Care

Silk Serum


This transparent liquid gel is easy to apply all over the face for daily use, even over makeup or night cream. The serum combines the benefits of an oil-based serum without a greasy feel. This serum highlights the uniquely innovative Lysofix Liquid, which enhances the textural appeal of a gel for real serum sensation. It is a deeply hydrating, soothing and nourishing base that leaves a silky, non-tacky and smooth residue on skin.

Hair Care

Lighter Than Air Leave-in Conditioning Foam

Lonza Personal Care

This leave-in foam (HC–39) delivers intense hair conditioning to create hair that is smooth, free from frizz and static, and not weighed down. Laraquat specialty conditioning polymer has substantive film-forming properties to condition and protect hair, improving manageability and reducing static, fly-aways and frizz. Polyaldo 10-1-O smoothes and conditions hair, while Polyaldo 10-1-CC provides foam enhancement, additional hair smoothing and conditioning effects and solvency for fragrance. Amphoterge W-2 works as a secondary mild surfactant to provide foam and conditioning feel. Glydant Plus Liquid protects the integrity of this formula.

Hair Care

Mild Color Retention Shampoo

Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc.

Maintain color-treated hair with this mild, DEA-free, paraben-free and silicone-free shampoo. Sulfochem TD-365DXS surfactant is an excellent choice for mild shampoos where superior color retention is desired. Naturally derived Chembetaine OL-30 surfactant is a mild, emollient conditioning surfactant that contributes to the viscosity and foaming properties of the shampoo. Merquat 2001 polymer improves combing and detangling properties, while Hydramol PGDS ester contributes excellent conditioning, ensuring a smooth afterfeel. Glucamate VLT thickener provides mildness and pleasing flow aesthetics.


Naturally-derived, Sulfate-free Moisturizing Shampoo and Body Wash

Stepan Co.

This shampoo and body wash is formulated with naturally-derived surfactants and provides good foam and conditioning properties. The product is gentle enough for permed or color-treated hair.

Skin Care

Revitalizing Lotion for Sensitive Skin

TRI-K Industries
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