Bubble bath scoops are concentrated solid scoops that dissolve into bubbles when placed under water. These bubble scoops are free of detergents, sulfates, etc I.e they are not harmful to the skin.
Bubble bath scoops are smaller than bath bombs but dissolve quickly to form bubbles when they come in contact with water.
Homemade bubble bath scoops are made with ingredients like baking soda, citric acid, forming agents, etc.
Bubble bath scoops can last up to a year if stored properly.
Available types of bubble bath scoops are:
- mermaid bubble scoops
- cotton candy bubble scoops
- fruit loops bubble scoops
- lemon lavender bubble, etc
You can get those types of bubble bath scoops and more from Nectar Bath Treats
How To Use Bubble Bath Scoops
Bubble bath scoops are easy to use. Follow the steps below to learn how to use a bubble bath scoop:
- Fill up your bathtub with water either warm or cold, based on your choice.
- Throw the bubble bath scoop into the water to dissolve or crumble the scoop under running water as you are filling your bathtub. You get more bubbles from crumbling it.
Ingredients used in Making Bubble Bath Scoops
The bubble bath scoop is easy to make. Most of the materials required to make a bubble bath scoop are easy to get, some might even be readily available at home.
- Baking Soda – The most important ingredient is baking powder. It dissolves in water quickly releasing pleasant scents and essential oils. It is best to use fresh baking soda.
- Citrus Acid – This is to activate the baking soda. It also hardens the baking soda as they dry off.
- SLSA – Sodium Lauryl Sulfoacetate (SLSA) is responsible for the bubbles and foams. It is natural as it is gotten from coconut and palm oil.
- Shea Butter – Shea butter holds the bubble scoop together I.e in a solid-state and makes the bath moisturizing.
- Essential Oils – Essential oils add scents to the bathing scoop that is why bubble bath scoops come in a variety of scents. Lavender, peppermint, eucalyptus, etc are examples of essential oil.
- Mica Powder – This is optional based on your choice. It is a colorant I.e it gives color to the product. We have orange mica, red, mica, dark red mica, etc.
- Polysorbate 80 and Glitters – This is a liquid emulsifier. It ensures that the baking soda, shea butter, mica powder, etc are easy to clean after mixing with water.
Glitters are optional too, they basically make the bubble bath soops sparkling.
Is SLSA Safe in Skin Care Products
Sodium Lauryl Sulfoacetate (SLSA) is known to be a forming agent used in making bath bombs, soaps, detergents, etc.
The compound reacts with water and produces foams and bubbles.
SLSA is absolutely safe. The compound is harmless to the skin that’s why most soap or detergent companies make use of it.
Can Bubble Bath Scoop be made without SLSA?
A bubble bath scoop can be made without SLSA. It can be replaced with either milk powder, cow milk powder, yogurt powder, etc.
They all work and are as effective as SLSA.