Breaking Down Baking Soda for Soap Making

Baking soda is a versatile ingredient that can be used in a number of bath and beauty products. It can an exfoliation factor into soaps and is used a primary ingredient in bath fizzies. Why is that the case?

Baking soda, known to chemistry buffs as sodium bicarbonate, can create a “fizzy” reaction when missed with citric acid and water. Without it, the bath fizzy would not fizz at all and the additional ingredients will have trouble spreading throughout the bath water. Baking soda also provides friction for a gentler scrub than sugar or salt based scrubs for hands, faces, and feet. For more about how baking soda is a great ingredient for soaps and scrubs, click here:: Sunday Night Spotlight: Baking Soda

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