Sodium Lactate is a liquid salt that is naturally derived from the natural fermentation of sugars found in corn and beets. In cosmetics, Sodium Lactate may be used as a preservative, acting as an inhibitor of bacteria growth.

Because Sodium Lactate is a salt, it is a natural humectant, providing moisture. This makes it a great additive to lotions, typically replacing glycerine in the recipe.

  • If you are having issues unmoulding your soap try adding sodium lactate next time.

use one and a half (1 1/2 ) teaspoons of sodium lactate per kg of soap.

Make an ocean themed soap:

This soap smells and looks like the sea! Amounts are for a 1kg batch of soap.

  • Add 15ml lime essential oil and 5ml lavender essential oil to your batch of soap after it has reached a light trace mix in well to evenly distribute the scent.
  • Separate the soap batter into two bowls.
  • Mix 2 teaspoons of spirulina powder into half of the batter.
  • Mix 1/4 cup of sea salt and 2 teaspoons of electric blue mica into the other half.
  • Layer or swirl the two halves into a loaf mould .
  • Unmould and cut once the soap has set and becomes easy to remove from the mould.


SKU 1624
Barcode # 646492141403
Brand GLA
Shipping Weight 1.4100kg

Great for soap!

By: on 22 November 2018
This sodium lactate liquid is perfect for making my bars of soap harder and smoother when un-molding. I can un-mold sooner and cut a lot easier. It’s great I don’t have to use a lot either. A couple of teaspoons each batch. Love it!

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