Sodium Alginate is a natural, water-soluble polysaccharide that produces a gel consistency when hydrated. Sodium Alginate has been used in the medical field,
in the food industry, and more recently in cosmetics as a skin care ingredient.
Sodium Alginate, also commonly known as Jelly Bomb Powder, is an emulsifiter or thickener that creates a gel like substance, much like jello.
It helps create items such as shower bombs, jelly bombs, face masks and more.
- Leaves skin feeling silky rich and soft.
- It has no flavor or odor.
- Helps create foam.
- Water-soluble dissolves quickly with agitation.
Sodium Alginate has a medium-high mannuronic acid content and produces a soft gel with excellent skin feel. Sodium Alginate will help to soften,
hydrate, and soothe skin and leave it feeling silky and soft. To create a skin care serum or hair gel using water, infusions, distillates, water-soluble extracts, etc.,
add Sodium Alginate and allow to hydrate for 30-60 minutes.
Alginate is an anionic polysaccharide extracted from brown seaweed.
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
INCI Name: Algin
General Recommended Percentages: 0.2% - 5%
Physical Form: Off-White, free-flowing, light-weight, water dispersible powder
Solubility: Soluble in Water/Not soluble in Oils
Viscosity: 75-200 cp (1%)