Formulation ID: 1367

This deep-treatment hair conditioning mask is designed to be used once a week to moisturize dry, thirsty hair with STEPANQUAT Soleil, a naturally-derived conditioning agent made from non-GMO sunflower oil.

PhaseIngredientsFunctionality% by Weight
1 Deionized Water Carrier q.s. to 100.0
2 Cetearyl Alcohol Viscosity Builder 5.0
STEPANQUAT® Soleil Conditioning Agent 2.0
STEPAN-MILD® L3 Emollient 1.0
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter Feel Enhancer 0.9
3 Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E) Antioxidant 0.2
Euxyl® K900 (Schülke & Mayr SA) Benzyl Alcohol & Ethylhexyl Glycerine Preservative 0.8
Silky Touch (Mane & Fils SA) Fragrance Fragrance 0.2
4 Citric Acid, 50% Solution pH Modifier q.s.


  1. In a suitable container, add Deionized Water and heat water to 65°C (149°F).
  2. In a separate container, melt Phase 2 ingredients together (Cetearyl Alcohol, STEPANQUAT Soleil, STEPAN-MILD L3 and Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter) with mixing at 65°C (149°F).
  3. Add Phase 2 to Phase 1 with mixing. Use a dispersion mixer to emulsify.
  4. Begin to cool the emulsion slowly to 40°C (104°F).
  5. Add Phase 3 ingredients in the order noted above (Tocopheryl Acetate, Euxyl K900 and Silky Touch).
  6. Once at room temperature, adjust pH, if necessary, with Citric Acid, 50% Solution.

Physical Properties

  • Appearance, as is: Opaque thick cream
  • pH, as is: 2.8
  • Viscosity (Brookfield, LV2 V3), cps: 37,800

Storage / Stability

4 weeks at 20°C: Stable
4 weeks at 45°C: Stable
4 weeks at 5°C: Stable

Instructions for Use:

Apply to hair and let stand for 5 minutes. Rinse hair thoroughly with water.

Marketing Notes:

Marketing Notes: BCI = 92. Total Biorenewable Carbon Index (BCI) was calculated only for the Stepan surfactants used in this formulation. Other non-Stepan ingredients were not evaluated. For further information on Stepan's BCI, visit
STEPAN-MILD® L3-G/MB can be used as a substitute for STEPAN-MILD® L3. Sodium Benzoate and Potassium Sorbate have a strong negative impact on the viscosity and are consequently not recommended for hair masks.

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For Additional Assistance:

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For ordering assistance, call our Account Service Department at 1-800-457-7673.


The information contained herein is based on the manufacturer’s own study and the works of others and is subject to change without prior notice. The information is not intended to be all-inclusive, including as to the manner and conditions of use, handling, storage or disposal or other factors that may involve additional legal, environmental, safety or performance considerations. Nothing contained herein grants or extends a license, express or implied, in connection with any patents issued or pending of the manufacturer or others, or shall be construed as a recommendation to infringe any patents. STEPAN COMPANY MAKES NO PRODUCT WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR USE, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AND NO OTHER WARRANTY OR GUARANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IS MADE, INCLUDING AS TO INFORMATION REGARDING PERFORMANCE, SAFETY, SUITABILITY, STABILITY, ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, OR ADEQUACY. Stepan Company (and its employees, subsidiaries and affiliates) shall not be liable (regardless of fault) to the vendee, its employees, or any other party for any direct, indirect, special or consequential damages arising out of or in connection with the accuracy, completeness, adequacy, furnishing, use, or reliance upon information provided herein. The vendee assumes and releases Stepan Company (and its employees, subsidiaries and affiliates) from all liability, whether in tort, contract or otherwise to the fullest extent possible under the relevant law.

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Revision Date: 09/30/2020, Publication Date: © 2021, Stepan Company. All rights reserved.

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