Essentials By Catalina

Shea Butter Melt & Pour Glycerin Soap Base



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Shea butter has soothing, moisturizing, and protecting effects making it great for a M&P soap base. The base is bright white in color. The soap is made from our White M&P Glycerin Soap base with Shea butter added.
20 Pound Soap Block
Price4:$61.40 (20 Pound Soap Block)
$3.07/Pound

Product Description

Shea Butter M&P Soap

The base is bright white in color. The soap is made from our White M&P Glycerin Soap Base with Shea Butter added.

The exotic-sounding butter originates from the Karite Nut tree (also known as the Mangifolia tree) found in the savannahs of central Africa. Shea Butter is a product of the oil extracted from Karite nuts, which are produced once a year, and has been known to be used by healers for thousands of years for a multitude of skin ailments.

Shea butter has soothing, moisturizing, and protecting effects. This natural product aids in protection against UV rays because of its content in cinnamic acid. The latex contained in Shea butter would moreover help prevent certain sun allergies. Shea butter also helps cell regeneration and capillary circulation. This favors the healing of small wounds, skin cracks, rough skin, and skin ulcers. In the cosmetic field, this property is an asset against skin aging. Dry skin, dermatitis, dermatoses, eczema, sunburn, and burns can all be aided by natural shea butter. Shea butter has an anti-elastase characteristic which makes it a good active ingredient against stretch marks.

Quality

Quality is our top priority. We work hard to formulate with as many plant-derived, environmentally friendly ingredients possible.

A trained QC team is dedicated to the review and inspection of both raw materials and finished products. We only deliver the best quality product possible, as you, our customer should expect from us.

Experience

With tenure at such companies as Armour Dial and Neutrogena, our lead chemists have over 75 years of combined experience in the research, development, soap manufacturing, personal care items, and custom cosmetic product lines. Your questions will never go unanswered at Essentials By Catalina, whether the question is regarding technical information, product usage, or simply sharing of ideas.

Manufacturing

Proudly manufactured at our facility in Corona, California. Our state-of-the-art equipment, 20,000 square foot facility, and experienced team is capable of producing 200,000 pounds of soap product per week. Availability will never be a problem. Never tested on animals.

Usage

May be combined with most essential oils and fragrances, as well as colors and pigments. It is an excellent base for aromatherapy soaps and other mood enhancing products.

Our Melt and Pour Glycerin Soap Bases is easy to use. The bases can be melted using a double boiler. A microwave will also work if melted with caution in small time increments. Once melted, colorants, fragrance, essential oils, and other additives can be added to the soap. Pour into a mold, silicone molds work great, and allow to cool. Once thoroughly cooled, unmold loaf and slice into individual soaps. So Simple!

Creativity is the key to outstanding glycerin soaps. Soap molds can be used to make loafs of soap which are then cut once the soap cools. Try different things, such as cupcake molds, tubes, or candy and chocolate molds. Try embedding items into the soaps; Kids love seeing bath toys popping out of the soap. Also, a combination of soap bases can be used to either create soap swirls or embed chunks and designs. The possibilities are endless!

Soap is shipped in a bulk block that is unscented and uncolored.

Additional Information

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Unit Size 20 Pound Soap Block
Country of Origin

Learn to Use

Start by melting the Soap Base in a double boiler, a microwave oven will also work.

DO NOT allow the Soap to boil.

Once the soap is in liquid form, add your Fragrance or Essentials Oils. Usually no more than one (1) tsp per Lb of Soap Base is all you need. Do not add scent until the soap has cooled below the fragrance's flash point. Other additives may be incorporated at this stage.

Pour into your mold and let rest until solid, silicone molds work best for most applications, wood block molds are great for bulk quantities. Once soap has fully cooled, un-mold and wrap, your soaps are now ready!.

Ingredients

Glycerin
Glycerin is a naturally occurring alcohol compound and component of many lipids.
, Sodium Cocoate
Sodium cocoate is the sodium salt of fatty acids from coconut oil, lauric acid is the primary component of this oil. It functions as a surfactant.
, TEA-Lauryl Sulfate
TEA-Lauryl Sulfate is the triethanolamine salt of lauryl sulfuric acid. It is used in cosmetics as a detergent, a stabilizer and a solubilizer.
, Sodium Stearate
Sodium stearate is a sodium salt of stearic acid. it is a naturally occurring fatty acid, it can also found in natural ingredients such as shea butter. It is a fine, white powder.
, Propylene Glycol
Propylene glycol is a fragrance ingredient, humectant, and a skin-conditioning agent.
, Cocamidopropyl Betaine
It is a mixture of closely related organic compounds derived from coconut oil. It is available as a viscous pale yellow solution and it is used as a surfactant, and foam booster in personal care products.
, Sorbitol
Sorbitol, or glucitol as it is sometimes called, is a slow-metabolizing sugar alcohol derived from fruits, corn and seaweed. It has moisturizing qualities and can be used in lotions, moisturizing soaps, and other personal care products.
, Sodium Laureth Sulfate
Sodium Laureth Sulfate is and ingredient derived from ethoxylated lauryl alcohol and used as a surfactant. It is a milder than the common sounding sodium lauryl sulfate due to its chemical compound. Sodium laureth sulfate can be derived from coconut oil.
, Deionized Water
Water that has had almost all of its mineral ions removed, such as cations like sodium, calcium, iron, and copper, and anions such as chloride and sulfate.
, Acetamide MEA
An ethanolamine used most commonly in hair products as a conditioning agent and thickener.
, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter
Shea butter is a vegetable fat extracted from the seed of the Shea tree. It has super moisturizing and soothing properties.
, BHT
Preservative in products preventing fats from going rancid.
, Sodium Metabisulfite
Sodium metabisulfite is sometimes referred to as disodium (metabisulfite). It is used as a preservative by slowing down the oxidation of formulas.
, Titanium Dioxide
It is a powder that is white that is often used as a colorant. It is used in makeup and personal care products.

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