Add to Stage 3 (below 40°C) when making creams and lotions.
As it has a natural odour that can show through, we find it is better to either combine the Stage 3 ingredients together before blending or add Preservative Eco as the first ingredient of the Stage 3.
We have found that when it is added last, the odour appears to be stronger and more noticeable.
Of course, adding essential oils can also cover this.
It is not suitable to use when combining clays into emulsions.
Although some of the older publications still suggest using drops as a measure, this is not accurate as dropper sizes vary.
Always weigh the amount of preservative used to get the correct percentage needed.
Do not blend different preservatives with each other unless you are experienced in this area and can have the result tested for efficacy.
If you are adding extra materials to a base product, you may need to add extra preservative as well.
Ensure the same preservative as the base product is used.