Additives/Liquids

Mineral Oil

Mineral Oil is a humectant (attracts & retains moisture) and is often used as a moisturizer. It's non-irritating and barrier protects the skin without suffocating it. When added to candle wax it provides a mottled appearance. Cosmetic grade.
INCI: Paraffinum liquidum

Recommended Usage:

Bath Oil: 30-50%
Lip Products: 1-5%
Lotions & Creams: 2-5%
To Mottle Candle Wax: 9%

Modifier, FO & EO

This Modifier is used to solubilize fragrance oil into water based products. This is a proprietary emulsifying agent that allows oil to dissolve in water. When used correctly, the final product will remain 100% clear. It's commonly used in lotions, creams, scrubs, hair conditioner.

INCI: Parfum

Directions: Thoroughly mix 4 parts FO Modifier to 1 part oil based FO. You have now created a new fragrance oil that will easily incorporate into water. Add 1% modified fragrance to water based products.

Pearlizer & Foam Booster - Liquid

This product conveniently contains coconut oil fatty acids which can be added at room temperature to liquid soap, shower gel and bubble bath formulas. It's easy to use and produces excellent foaming and pearlizing results.
It's often used to pearlize liquid washes. Dispersible in water. It will not work in M&P soap.

INCI: Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Glycol Distearate, Cocamide MEA, Laureth-10

Blend desired amount into formula.

Recommended Usage:
Liquid Soaps & Washes: 3-10%

Polysorbate 20

Polysorbate 20 is a solubilizer commonly used to bind fragrance and essential oils with water based products. It's typically used at a 1:1 ratio. It is important to note that although Polysorbate 20 minimizes product clouding, some forumlas may cloud. We recommend you test your end product to ensure it performs to your needs.

INCI: Polysorbate 20

Directions: Mix equal amounts fragrance or essential oil with Polysorbate 20 and add to your water base.

Polysorbate 80

Polysorbate 80 is a solubilizer, emulsifier, wetting agent, viscosity modifier and stabilizer. It's often used to bind heavier oils with water based products. It's commonly used in lotions, creams, scrubs, hair conditioner, bath oil, linen & room sprays. Final product may be cloudy. We recommend you test your end product to ensure it performs to your needs.

INCI: Polysorbate 80

Usage Rate: 1% - 20% 

Propylene Glycol

Propylene glycol is a clear, viscous fluid that is recognized as safe for use in foods, cosmetics and medicines. It is a humectant, which means it helps the skin to absorb moisture.
It is often used as a wetting agent to dry ingredients. Propylene Glycol is also used as a flavor carrier in the production of e-cigarette vaping liquids.

INC: Propylene Glycol

Silk Amino Acids

Silk Amino Acids are a non-animal protein source used as an additive in skin and hair care products. It's thought to provide a protective barrier and silky feel to formulations. It can be used in lotions, soap, hair and skincare products. It is a water based additive. Often called Liquid Silk.
INCI: Hydrolyzed Silk

Recommended Usage: 2 - 5% by weight.

Sodium Lactate 60%

Sodium Lactate hardens cold process soap while minimizing shrinkage associated with curing. It also offers a smoother texture to the bar. It's derived from carbohydrate sugars and purified lactic acid to specifications for the cosmetic industry. This is a 60% solution of Sodium Lactate and water (40%). Commonly used in cold process soap. Water Soluble

INCI: Sodium Lactate, Aqua (Water).

Blend amount as desired into formula.
Recommended usage:
CP and HP Soap: 2-10%

Stearic Acid

Our Stearic Acid is triple pressed and is often used to emulsify lotions made from scratch. It can be used in candle manufacturing to raise the melt point and improve the hardness of candle wax. Commonly used in M&P soap (to raise melt point and harden the bar), lotions and candles. Cosmetic grade. All natural.

INCI: Stearic Acid

Directions: Measure amount desired. Heat until liquid. Blend into other heated ingredients.
Recommended usage:
Melt & Pour Soap: 3%
Lotions: 1-25%
Candles: 9-12%

Crafters Choice™ Vanilla Stabilizer for Lotions

Crafters Choice™ Vanilla Colour Stabilizer for Lotions prevents the vanilla in fragrance oils from turning lotion formulations brown. Use in a well ventilated area.  It will not prevent color changes due to ingredients other than vanilla. Phthalate free.
Country of Origin: United States.

INCI: Parfum

Storage: Room temperature. Air tight container.
Best Used By: One year from date of purchase.
Shelf Life Once Used in Manufacturing: One year from manufacturing date.

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