Preservative help??

So I got my hands on geogard 221 and planning on using it on my flaxseed gel. The instructions say that 0,5%-1% should be used...but how do I calculate it????


TIA!!

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You need a kitchen scale to weigh your ingredients. I suggest getting one that increases in 1 gram increments. The 0.5 - 1.0% is the percentage of your final formula.

For easy math, say you want to make a 500 gram batch of gel. Your formula will be ...

Gel......................99% ......495 grams
Preservative ........ 1% ......... 5 grams

Total...................100% ..... 500 grams

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Last edited by Ceri; 05-14-2014 at 08:05 PM.
Thank you very much for your help. I own a scale so I will try that!!


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2C/3A Botticelli/Corkicelli.Color Treated
M/C, Medium/High Por, Normal Elast. Medium Density
CO: Generic conditioner, Hair Academy Deep Cleansing CO
DET/RO/LI: GNC Avocado And Shea Butter Conditioner,,NGJRC
GEL: WELLA New wave gel rock & hold, Rudyprofumi Hair Gel formula extra strong
DT: EVOO, C.O+protein condish

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Goal: WL when curly
CG since Feb 2014

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