Chondrus Crispus Powder is also known as carrageenan powder. It is an extract made from Irish moss that grows along rocky parts of the Atlantic coasts of North America and Europe. This is a powder that turns to jelly when boiled with water. Wich is a great botanical alternative to animal-derived gelatin. Another name it is known by is purple sea moss.
Chondrus Crispus Powder
Carrageenan can be used in food products, but we use it in personal care formulas. In personal care, Chondrus crispus powder can serve several purposes. First, It can be used to give a formula a smooth feel. It is also used a solubilizer, keeping oils and water-based ingredients from separating. And we use it in our jelly soap base to give it its jelly consistency.