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Jan
13

Sodium Lauryl Sulfoacetate SLSA


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Sodium Lauryl Sulfoacetate- SLSASodium Lauryl Sulfoacetate- SLSA

We have an exciting new blog for everyone today! We will be introducing to you a new product that we recently added onto the Natures Garden website. There are a couple reasons for writing this blog. First, we want to give you information about this product to educate you about it. Second, we want to show you a different way to create your favorite and most loved bath and body products. New ways of doing things are constantly emerging. It can be very beneficial to try things out other ways than you are used to. You may find a new personal preference that you didn’t know you had! Plenty of methods are out there for making homemade recipes. Sodium Lauryl Sulfoacetate, is the product we are introducing today. We are excited to be talking about our new product and hope you get to enjoy it as much as we do!

All About SLSA

Sodium Lauryl Sulfoacetate is a surfactant that is derived 100% naturally. It comes from coconut oil and palm oil. It is also completely free of all sulfates. A surfactant is a surface acting agent, which basically means that it causes products to fizz and foam. There are a plethora of homemade cosmetic items that you can make with SLSA. Starting with bath bombs, the two most important ingredients to make them are baking soda and citric acid. The combination of these two is necessary in order to cause the fizzing reaction when the bath bomb hits the water. SLSA is going to contribute incredible foaming qualities to your bath bombs that will accompany the fizzy reaction. Another product that can be made using SLSA is bath bubble bars. This is the perfect surfactant to use to make these because of the foaming quality it contributes. Your bath water will be exploding with mounds of bubbles when these hit the bath water. You can also use SLSA to create many other cosmetic related products too, such as shampoo bars, liquid soap, and facial washes.

The Benefits of Using SLSA

Sodium Lauryl Sulfoacetate carries a lot of benefits along with it. SLSA brings to the table many elements that are very beneficial to the skin. What might just be the greatest quality of this surfactant is that it can be used on every type of skin and hair. We feel this characteristic is important, and products with SLSA work really nicely for people with dry and sensitive skin. There are so many different skin conditions out there such as eczema, rosacea, acne, and psoriasis. We want to be able to cater to our customers and provide them with products that will work for all types of skin. This is just one of the reasons we decided to add SLSA to our website. Personally, my skin tends to be more on the dry side. When I took a bath using a bubble bar made with SLSA, it left my skin feeling more hydrated. This is one of my favorite things about this product.

Another key benefit of using SLSA in your homemade bath product recipes is that it will provide a much thicker lather to them than other surfactants will. This quality contributes significantly to creating bubbles that are actually long lasting. SLSA readily dissolves in water because of its small particles, which is great for things like bath bombs. Other great things about it are the excellent flash foam that it has, the two year long shelf life, and the versatility of the product. Powder shampoos and bath salts are some of the other recipes SLSA can help create that we have not mentioned. There are many other cosmetic items this can make, which we will be mentioning later on. Next, we want to discuss how SLSA compares to other types of surfactants.

SLSA in Comparison to Other Surfactants

SLSA is a product that is extremely versatile in this industry. It can be the perfect alternative to other surfactants such as Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate (SCI) and Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS). SCI is a customer favorite that we sell at Natures Garden. Each of these also contribute plenty of versatility in cosmetic recipes, projects, and products. Similarly to SLSA and coconut oil, SCI derives from coconut. Some of the recipes that we have on our website that were made using SCI include the Pearamel Salt Scrub recipe, Lavender Mint Bath Bomb, and our Rainbow Bath Salts recipe. Sodium Lauryl Sulfate is another type of surfactant that commonly gets used for soap making. It is an inexpensive item that makes for a great foaming agent in different personal care products. As we mentioned, many of the same recipes can be created with any of these. However, your recipes will have individual elements added to them based on the one you use.

These three surfactants are great for making all kinds of homemade bath products. Some of the different ones include bath truffles, bubble scoops, and body scrubs. Although SLSA can be used as an alternative to both SCI and SLS, we wanted to share some of their differences. SCI has qualities in it that benefit the skin. Products that are made with SCI tend to have more moisturizing elements in them than those made with SLS or SLSA. One example of this is in bubble bars. Compared to other surfactants, a bubble bar made with SCI is going to make your skin feel more softened and silky smooth after taking a bath. However, a bubble bar made with SLSA is going to create a lot more lather and extra bubbles for your bath compared to the others. The surfactant you choose to use depends on what you are looking for. If you want more of a bubbly bath, SLSA will provide that.

Recipes That Can Be Made with SLSA

In order to give all of you a realistic idea of what to expect with this product, we created some new recipes to showcase it. We will be selling SLSA in two different size options, a 16 ounce package and a ten pound package. For this blog, we have prepared three recipes to share with you. There is the Sparkling Sangria Body Scrub, the Sangria Shimmer Bath Bombs, and the Sangria Scoopable Bubble Bars. Each one of these were made using the Natures Garden Sangria Punch Fragrance Oil, which is a perfect blend of fresh fruit and wine. This is one of our best selling fragrances. We are super excited to get to show you how you can create these recipes too!

Recipes That You Can Make with SLSA: Sparkling Sangria Body ScrubRecipes You Can Make with SLSA: Sparkling Sangria Body Scrub

The first recipe we are sharing with you is our Sparkling Sangria Body Scrub. This luxurious product is going to make your skin feel wonderfully moisturized and exfoliated. We used enriching ingredients such as mango butter, avocado oil, jojoba oil, palm oil, and coconut oil 76. The mango butter has properties that provide softness to the skin as well as moisturizing qualities. This is a popular product in many of our recipes such as lip balms, lip glosses, lotions, and scrubs for this reason.

The moisturizing quality of avocado oil makes it such a common ingredient in recipes for soap, lotions, massage oils, and scrubs. The jojoba oil contributes to lather and also contains moisturizing properties. The palm oil gives this scrub a nice creamy lather, while the coconut oil produces a nice bubbly lather. All of these ingredients mixed together make up this wonderfully exfoliating body scrub. Mixing up different oils, butters, fragrances, and more can create variety within your products, which is important. We tested out the SLSA in this product to add to the variety in our recipes. This surfactant makes this more of a foaming body scrub, as opposed to some of our other scrubs. Additionally, it adds significantly to the lather and application to the surfaces of the body. It can also help treat any patches of dry skin that you may have because of the SLSA it contains.

Recipes That You Can Make with SLSA: Sangria Shimmer Bath BombsRecipes That You Can Make with SLSA: Sangria Shimmer Bath Bombs

The second recipe that we made using Sodium Lauryl Sulfoacetate are these Sangria Shimmer Bath Bombs. Our new product is perfect for making bath bombs. Some of the other bath bombs on the Natures Garden website use SCI. As you know, we switched that up in this recipe. The purpose of using a bath bomb for most people is to watch the bath bomb fizz. When the SLSA is added into a bath bomb recipe, it will fizz AND foam. What could be better than that? These will let you experience a bubble bath in a brand new way and they are simple to make. We love them!

Recipes That You Can Make with SLSA: Sangria Sparkle Bubble BarsRecipes You Can Make with SLSA: Sangria Scoopable Bubble Bars

Our last recipe to share is these Sangria Scoopable Bubble Bars. Who does not love to take a nice, relaxing bath after having a long day? These bubble bars are the perfect product to help you to a night of relaxation. To use the sangria bubble bars, run a couple under warm bath water. They will start foaming immediately. We love these bubble bars because of the bubbles they provide. Unlike bath products made with SCI, these have much more lather to them! This is because SLSA is a surfactant that has more of a foaming quality to it. Therefore, the products made with it are also more foamy and bubbly. These will give you one of the most relaxing baths you have ever had!

More Fun with SLSA

We have covered some of the benefits of SLSA, but this page gives you the full run down. We also found a blog page that is super helpful when it comes to learning different ways you can make bath bombs. The website is actually called How to Make Bath Bombs! This specific recipe is written by a user named KCAT, who attempts to duplicate a very popular bath bomb recipe. In this step by step recipe, she used SLSA to create her bath bomb, just like we did!

We hope that you enjoyed learning all there is to know about SLSA with us and the different ways it can be used! If you try out any of the recipes that we mentioned today, we would love to hear how they turned out for you. Reach out to us on social media to share your results!

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Jul
18

Bubble Bar Scoops Recipe


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Bubble Bar Scoops RecipeBubble Bar Scoops Recipe

If you are looking for great bath and body ideas, then you will definitely want to check out the Bubble Bar Scoops Recipe from Natures Garden wholesale. This ice cream scoop bath truffles recipe uses quality cosmetic ingredients that are perfect for creating an adorable diy bath recipe with fantastic skin care properties. Plus, this bubble bar scoop recipe would be perfect for making cute diy bath products to sell! So, check out the cosmetic recipe blog below to learn how to make how to make bubbling bath truffles.

Bubble Bar Scoops Recipe: Cosmetic Ingredients from Natures Garden

Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate- SCI
Baking Soda- Sodium Bicarbonate
NG Cancan Type Fragrance Oil
Cream of Tartar
Corn Starch
Fractionated Coconut Oil
Vegetable Glycerin
Ultramarine Violet – FUN Soap Colorant
Neon Pink – FUN Soap Colorant
Safety Gloves for Soap Making- 1 pair
Diamond Dust Mica Pigment
Safety MASK for Soap Making- 2 count
Natures Garden Apron
Safety Glasses for Soap Making

Bubble Bar Scoops Recipe: Other Needed Ingredients

Mixing Bowls (3)
Mixing Spoon
Parchment Paper or Silicone Baking Mat
Scale
Ice Cream Scoop
Measuring Spoon

Bubble Bar Scoops Recipe: Total Recipe Weights and Amounts

Note: While we give you measurements for both weight and volume, we highly recommend using a scale with the weighed out amounts. We prefer that you use the gram amounts because these measurements will be more precise amounts.

205 grams (1 cup) Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate
230 grams (1 cup) Sodium Bicarbonate- Baking Soda
112 grams (1/3 cup) Cream of Tartar
36 grams (1/3 cup) Corn Starch
100 grams (1/3 cup) Vegetable Glycerin
10 grams (1 TBSP) Fractionated Coconut Oil
7 grams of the NG Cancan Type Fragrance Oil
6 drops of the  FUN Soap Colorant Neon Pink
16 drops of the FUN Soap Colorant Ultramarine Violet
2 teaspoons of the Diamond Dust Mica Pigment

Bubble Bar Scoops Recipe: Sanitize and Make Preparations

Before you start on creating this bath and body recipe, you will want to make a few preparations. First, you will want to gather and wash any equipment you are going to need to create your homemade bubble bars. Also, you will want to gather all of the equipment that are needed for you to create this cosmetic recipe. Next, you are going to want to clean up a space for you to use as a work area. You will want to clear off enough space for you to work comfortably. These simple preparations will make the process of making your bubble bar ice cream scoops easier and more fun!

Bubble Bar Scoops Recipe: Preparing the Dry IngredientsBubble Bar Scoops Recipe: Preparing the Dry Ingredients

The first thing that you are going to do for this bubble bath scoops recipe is prepare all of the dry cosmetic ingredients. So, you are going to need to get a medium mixing bowl that you will use to combine all of your dry ingredients. Then, you will be able to weigh out 205 grams of the SCI, 230 grams of the baking soda, 112 grams of the cream of tartar, and 36 grams of the corn starch. Then, you can add all of these wholesale cosmetic powders to your medium mixing bowl. You will need to use your gloved hands to thoroughly mix all of these cosmetic ingredients together. Also, you are going to want to use your gloved hands to break up any clumps that may be present in these powdered cosmetic ingredients.

Bubble Bar Scoops Recipe: Adding the Wet IngredientsBubble Bar Scoops Recipe: Adding the Wet Ingredients

Next, you are going to weigh out both of the cosmetic oils for this bath and body recipe. So, you are going to need to weigh out 100 grams of the vegetable glycerin and 10 grams of the fractionated coconut oil. After measuring these amounts you are going to add both of these cosmetic ingredients to the powder mixture. Again, you will use your gloved hands to mix these cosmetic ingredients together well. Once these cosmetic oils have been fully incorporated into the powder you can move on to the next step of the process.

Bubble Bar Scoops Recipe: Scenting the MixtureBubble Bar Scoops Recipe: Scenting the Mixture

Now, you are going to scent your cosmetic mixture. So, you are going to need to weigh out 7 grams of the NG CanCan Type Fragrance Oil. Then, you will use your gloved hands to incorporate the fragrance oil into the mixture. Adding this scented oil will provide you with an aroma of fresh mandarin that balances with hints of apple peel to open this feminine fragrance. Then, jasmine, violet and lily form a floral accord that balances with woodland fern and hints of berry at the heart of this scent. Finally, a sensual blend of cashmere musk, golden amber and vanilla bean creates a romantic sweetness that surrounds the floralcy. So, adding this lovely fragrance oil will provide a gorgeous feminine touch to this adorable bath and body recipe!

Bubble Bar Scoops Recipe: Dividing the MixtureBubble Bar Scoops Recipe: Dividing the Mixture

Then, you are going to divide your bubble bar dough mixture into three separate portions. Each of these three portions of the dough will be made into a different color for this cosmetic recipe. You will want to make sure that these three portions each have about the same amount of the dough mixture. Then, you need to roll each portion into a ball. After, you will want to place each balled up portion into its own bowl.

Bubble Bar Scoops Recipe: Prepare the White PortionBubble Bar Scoops Recipe: Prepare the White Portion

First, you are going to prepare the white portion of this bath recipe. This portion of the bath scoop is going to be white and uncolored. So, you can leave this portion of the dough without any of the cosmetic colorant. All you need to do for this portion is roll it into a ball. Then, you can place this ball of dough in a medium mixing bowl and set the bowl aside for you to use in a later step.

Bubble Bar Scoops Recipe: Prepare the Pink PortionBubble Bar Scoops Recipe: Prepare the Pink Portion

Second, you are going to prepare the pink portion for the bubble bar recipe. For this portion of the dough you are going to add 5 drops of the Neon Pink FUN soap Colorant and 6 drops of the Ultramarine Violet FUN Soap Colorant. You will need to use your gloved hands to mix in the colorant until you have an even color throughout the dough. Then, you are going to add in one teaspoon of the Diamond Dust Mica Pigment to your bath and body mixture. Again, you will need to use your gloved hands to incorporate the mica dust. Once everything is mixed together, you can roll the dough into a ball, place it in the bowl, and set it aside for the moment.

Bubble Bar Scoops Recipe: Prepare the Purple PortionBubble Bar Scoops Recipe: Prepare the Purple Portion

Lastly, you are going to prepare the purple portion for your bubble bar scoops. In this dough portion you are going to add 10 drops of the Ultramarine Violet FUN Soap Colorant and 1 drop of the Neon Pink FUN Soap Colorant. You will need to use clean gloved hands to mix the colorant fully into the dough. Once you have an even color throughout the dough, you are going to add in one teaspoon of the Diamond Dust Mica Pigment to this portion of the bath and body mixture. Again, you will use your gloved hands to incorporate the mica powder dust. Then, you will need to roll the dough into a ball and set it aside for now.

Bubble Bar Scoops Recipe: Combining the Three Colored Dough PortionsBubble Bar Scoops Recipe: Combining the Three Colored Dough Portions

Now you are going to need all three balls of dough. You will want to place them together into one mixing bowl. Of course, you will want to push these balls close together to prevent too much of a gap forming between the colors. So, you will want to sandwich the uncolored dough between the pink and purple dough. Then, you are going to press down on your three balled up portions. You will want to continue to flatten your dough until the top resembles a freshly opened container of Neapolitan ice cream. Once your colors have been flattened, you are ready to move on to the next step in the process.

Bubble Bar Scoops Recipe: Scooping the Bubble BarsBubble Bar Scoops Recipe: Scooping the Bubble Bars

Now that your bowl of bubble bar dough has been flattened out, you are ready to create your little ice cream scoops! Now you are going to want to use your ice cream scoop to create your bath recipe. You will want to start on one side of the bowl and move your way across the bowl through the other colors. Your goal should be to get a little bit of all three colors in a single scoop. While you are scooping the dough, you will need to pack the dough into the ice cream scoop a bit to make sure that the dough will hold its form. Once you have the dough packed, you are ready to release it from the ice cream scoop. As you create the bubble bar scoops, you will need to place each of them into a piece of parchment paper or a silicone baking mat. You will need to repeat scooping and placing on either your paper or mat until all of the bubble bar dough has been used up.

Bubble Bar Scoops Recipe: Letting the Scoops Set UpBubble Bar Scoops Recipe: Letting the Scoops Set Up

After you have created all of your bubble bar scoops, you will need to let your finished bath and body creations rest. At this point your bath bars are too soft to use and will need time to set up. Waiting for the bubble bar scoops to set up will take a few days. The exact amount of time depends on the humidity level in your area. For instance, it may be a bit longer for those living with high humidity levels. But you will be able to tell when your bubble bars have set up when they have hardened and are no longer cool to the touch.

Bubble Bar Scoops Recipe: Using Your Bubble Bar Scoops

Once your bubble bars have set up, they are ready to use! Of course, you can use them right away or you can use wholesale packaging supplies to save the bubble bars for later use or for a make your own bath products store. When you go to use your bath recipe it is very simple to do! First, you will want to take a couple of your ice cream scoops for your bath. Then, you will need to simply need to use your hand to crumble these adorable scoops under running bath water.

Bubble Bar Scoops Recipe: Make Your Own Ice Cream

Not only can you create a bath and body recipe that looks like little ice cream scoops, but you can make your own ice cream at home! If you would like to try to make your own ice cream, then check out the article The Best (and Easiest) Ice Cream You’ll Ever Make from Barefeet in the Kitchen. This simple ice cream recipe only uses five simple ingredients and has a quick prep time! So, check out this homemade ice cream recipe to learn how to make your own delicious ice cream right at home!

Bubble Bar Scoops Recipe: Reach Out to UsBubble Bar Scoops Recipe: Reach Out to Us

We hope you enjoyed this ice cream scoop bath truffles. If you have any questions about making this bubble bar recipe, then feel free to reach out to us for help. You can reach out to us using the phone H.U.G. line, in the NG store, and online. An easy way to reach out to us online is through our social media platforms. First, we are available on the Natures Garden Facebook page. Also, you can use the handle @ngscents to find us on Instagram and Twitter. Not only can you use these social media platforms to ask us any questions that you may have regarding this cosmetic recipe, but that’s not all that you can do. You can share your own soap design patterns and creations, too. So, we hope that we will hear from you sometime very soon!