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Bath and Body Ingredients

Baking Soda
Baking soda (sodium bicarbonate) is a natural alkaline that is well known for its deodorizing and effervescent properties. Washes away oils and dirt leaving skin and hair silky soft and smooth. Baking soda is a natural deodorizer and a must-have for homemade laundry soap, dishwasher detergent, and household cleanser formulations. Use in facial scrubs as a gentle exfoliant, in lotions and creams where a smooth texture might be desired, in dry shampoos, and of course, deodorants. Click here for full product details and documentation.
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Citric Acid
Citric Acid is a weak, natural acid found in citrus-type fruits. Citric Acid is used in cosmetic to lower the pH in formulations and in soaps to provide better foam and water-softening. Citric Acid can be combined with baking soda to create bath bombs and bath fizzies. Combine our Mica colorants and body safe fragrance oils when making bath bombs for fun, unique creations! Our Citric Acid is a fine granular product which is food grade.

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Foam Booster
Our liquid Foam Booster has the ability to transform any ordinary liquid soap into a luscious bubble bath or shower gel! It's an ideal surfactant for a variety of detergent and personal care applications including hand soaps, shampoos, and bath products. It offers the formulator excellent viscosity and foaming characteristics, as well as mildness. Foam Booster offers superior stability over alcohol sulfates over a broad pH range. Perfect for use with our Goat's Milk Liquid Soap Base and Liquid Glycerin Soap Base . Click here for full product details and documentation.
INCI: Sodium Olefin Sulfonate
Glycerin, Vegetable
Vegetable Glycerin is a clear, odorless, thick liquid used in body care products and cosmetics as a humectant to help attract and retain both moisture and oxygen to the skin. Vegetable Glycerin is a natural emollient which has a cooling effect on the skin. Vegetable Glycerin is soluble in both alcohol and water; however insoluble in oil. Vegetable Glycerin is a common and important ingredient in many soaps and skin care formulations such as lotions, shampoos, lava lamp lip gloss, and herbal remedies. Add Vegetable Glycerin to lotions during the water phase to improve the emollience of the product; add a small amount to melt and pour soap base while it’s melted to give the soap more elasticity.

Appearance: Colorless liquid

Odor: Odorless

Shelf life: 5 years

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INCI: glycerin
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Kaolin Clay
Kaolin Clay is a natural, fluffy, mild clay that is light white in color and can be used in a wide variety of formulations ranging from makeup to bath and body products, soaps to facial scrubs. Add 1-3 teaspoons per pound of oils in your cold or hot process soaps to help anchor the fragrance oil or essentials oil and to give a silky, creamy feel to the finished soap bar. Ideal for sensitive skin, Kaolin is ideal for use in creating mineral makeup products like foundations, blushes, and eye shadows. Also useful to help thicken lotions and cream and as a hardener in bath bombs. Kaolin helps to cleanse and purify the skin without stripping beneficial oils. Click here for full product details and documentation.
Lavender Buds
Lavender is among the most fragrant and recognized of all herbs and has been used for centuries for its healing, aromatic, and soothing properties. Often used as a natural insect repellent and to promote healing. With its cleansing and antiseptic abilities, lavender has a wide range of possible uses. Suggested uses are soap, lotions, bath products, potpourri, herbal remedies, creams, shampoos, perfumes - and everything in between. Combine with other herbs like calendula flowers to create herbal remedies and healing soaps, lotions, balms, salves, more. Click here for full product details and documentation.
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Menthol Crystals
Menthol Crystals are a 100% natural compound obtained from steam distilled mint essential oil. Known for giving a cool, refreshing sensation to bath and body products. Suggested applications are lotions, creams, shampoos, conditioners, shaving creams, cooling gels, foot sprays and scrubs, liniments, herbal remedies, and any product where the brisk and strong minty aroma is desired. Super concentrated - a very small amount goes a long way. We recommend starting with a minimal amount and adding additional amounts if necessary. Menthol crystals can only be dissolved in oil or alcohol bases. Click here for full product details and documentation.
INCI: Menthol
Sodium Lactate
Sodium Lactate is an effective natural moisturizer and humectant which can increase moisture retention and studies show it can be a better moisturizer than glycerin.

Ideal for use in cold process soaps, hot process soaps, shampoos, and lotions. Soap made with sodium lactate is smoother and harder. Commonly used to help soap release more quickly and easily from the mold.

Our Sodium Lactate is biodegradable, produced from renewable resources: liquid salt derived from fermented corn or beet sugar.

Use up to 1/2 ounce per pound of oils/butters in soaps. Testing is recommended to find the perfect usage rate for your application.

Use up to 5% for body care such as lotions. You can replace the glycerin in your recipe with sodium lactate.

Not recommend for use in M&P soap bases or other products like bath bombs.

Appearance: Colorless to light yellow liquid

Odor: Odorless

Shelf life: 2 years
INCI: sodium lactate
Sodium Lauryl Sulfoacetate (SLSA)
Sodium Lauryl Sulfoacetate (SLSA) is a wonderful, more natural alternative to the harsher Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS) for making bubbles in your bubble baths, bubble bars, shampoos, soaps, and more. An excellent choice for creating thick, rich lather that will last a long time, SLSA is completely safe for most skin types, including sensitive skin. It removes oils without irritating the skin, dissolves quickly with water, and rinses cleanly. Click here for full product details and documentation.
Tocopherols (Vitamin E)
Vitamin E is a natural and powerful antioxidant. Vitamin E, natural mixed Tocopherols, can be used with fixed oils to help slow the oxidizing process. It is also used in soaps, lotions & creams, body butters, massage oils, and lip balms to help protect skin cells, regulate Vitamin A, and assist in combating the effects of aging. This is a thick, viscous oil which is easy to mix into formulations as well as liquid oils. This product is gluten-free.

Color: amber

Odor: vegetable oil aroma

Viscosity: thick

Shelf life: 12-24 months from purchase

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INCI: Tocopherol
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