Sodium Alginate, also commonly known as Jelly Bomb Powder, is an emulsifier or thickener that creates a gel like substance, much like jello.
It is used in shampoo formulations as a bubble stabilizer and thickener.
Unlike gelatin Sodium Alginate is soluble in both hot and cold water
It helps create items such as shower bombs, jelly bombs, face masks and more.
It is completely natural with no chemical modification.
-Easily dispersible in room temperature water (allow 30 – 60 minutes for complete hydration)
-Compatible with a variety of emulsifiers and other skin care ingredients
-Excellent “carrier” for antioxidants and other anti-aging ingredients
-Final formula pH may need to be adjusted
General Recommended Percentages: 0.2% - 5%
Physical Form: Off-White, free-flowing, light-weight, water dispersible food grade powder
Solubility: Soluble in Water/Not soluble in Oils
Viscosity: 75-200 cp (1%)
Love it! I am so new to Sodium Alginate, and I’m still finding my way around it all. But first few formulations I created were superb, though both behaved very differently. Can’t wait to play more!