Bubbling Bath Flakes (SLSA)
Bubbling Bath Flakes or Sodium Lauryl Sulfoacetate is used in bath bombs, powders, salts etc. You add between 10 and 15% to the total formula for the end product. It provides a gentle carpet of bubbles in your bath.
Citric Acid is derived from citrus fruits by the fermentation of crude sugars. It is used as the active ingredient to make bath bombs “fizz” in the bath. It is also used as a sequestering ingredient to adjust ph levels in a variety of toiletry preparations and as a minor preservative.
Coarse Sea Salt
Sea salts assist in drawing toxins from the skin and aids in soothing sore, tired and aching muscles. It can be colored with water based liquid soap dyes and scented with fragrance oils or essential oils in ratios of between 1% and 3%. To keep salts from hardening in containers add 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon of liquid glycerin to 3 or 4 cups of salts and mix well before packaging.
Epsom Salts are used as a main or partial ingredient in the formulation of bath salts. They reputedly help to draw toxins out of the body and relieve sore, tired and aching muscles. Can be used on its own or blended with other salts/minerals and water/skin conditioning ingredients.