A powerful all-natural broad-spectrum antimicrobial alternative to synthetic preservatives. For the serious lotion crafter, use in combination with gluconolactone to preserve your products like Burt's Bees natural skincare.
Available in two sizes, 4 oz. White mini-jug and 16 oz white jug!
Burt's Bees was the front-runner in using a Lactobacillus Ferment is an all-natural alternative to synthetic preservatives. Burt's Bees uses a combination of Lactobacillus Ferment with Gluconate. Now, you can protect your homemade skincare and cosmetic formulations with Leucidal® SFMax.
Add a 2-4% concentration of Leucidal® SF Max to your DIY skincare or cosmetic formulation. Blend until well mixed. Leucidal® SF Max may be hazy. To reduce haze, bring to room temperature before adding. Consider adding a preservative like Gluconate to protect against yeast and mold. When finished, store in the fridge.
Want to learn how to make your own products? Check out some of our DIY formulas for anti-aging oils, serums, scrubs, and more. You can add Leucidal® SF Max to any of these and keep it fresh and free of bacteria, yeast, and mold for quite some time.
To keep your cosmetics fresh for more extended periods, follow our directions for adding a serum booster. It’s the same process!
Recommended Usage Rate:2 to 4% Appearance:Hazy to clear liquid Solubility:Water-soluble
It is a salicylic-free product.
Place in the refrigerator upon arrival.
The 4-ounce size would make 200 ounces with a 2% concentration. At a 4% concentration, it would make approximately a 100-ounce batch.
The 16-ounce white jug is large enough to make about 800 ounces with a 2% concentration. At a 4% concentration, it would make approximately a 400-ounce batch.
Leucidal® SF Max is a trademark of Active Micro Technologies.
Warnings: For external use only. Leucidal® SF Max is approved for use with cosmetics and is not used for foods or beverages. Leucidal® SFMax is not for human consumption.
For tips on using, view our formulating guide. This product is anti-microbial and does NOT protect against fungi, yeast, or mold. We recommend adding a 4% concentration along with an additional preservative such as gluconate for complete protection.
If you are formulating to sell your products on the open market, it is always a good idea to have your products challenge tested. So that you know how well the preservative is working.