The Great Gel Experiment
I wanted to make an eye gel incorporating my all-time favorite skincare ingredient, the marshmallow root, but to do that, I needed to understand more about the different natural polysaccharides at my disposal for creating a water-based gel. Which one will give me the thick, creamy, but lightweight texture I’m looking for? How much should I use? Which one feels the best on the skin? Inquiring minds want to know!