Sodium Lactate Kingston Ontario
Sodium Lactate is an excellent emollient in personal care products with strong antimicrobial and humectant
properties and is also commonly used in soap making to create a harder bar with better moisture retention and to help
When used between 2%-5% in lotions and creams Sodium Lactate is a powerful humectant and increases
the moisture content of the skin drastically without leaving a sticky or greasy skin-feel. Due to its superior water
retention capacity it can be used in rinse-off applications as well, such as hair conditioners or masks.
Use up to a tablespoon per pound (454 grams) of soap oils when making cold process soap to create a harder,
longer lasting bar with a fast curing time. It also helps create a creamier bar visually, and eases the
de-molding of intricate soap bars.