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Indulgence thick liquid bubble bath

Indulgence thick liquid bubble bath

Bubble bath recipe

Lori Quail

 

Ingredients:

Distilled water

SCS- Sodium coco Sulfate

SCI- Sodium cocoyl Isethionate

Coco Betaine

Poly 80

Glycerin

Fragrance/colorant/preservative of choice

 

Phase 1

6 oz distilled water

1 oz SCI Sodium cocoyl Isethionate

1 oz Glycerin

4 oz Coco betaine

Put the 6 oz water in a small pot, cover and bring to rolling boil.  Reduce heat and add in SCI noodles.  DO NOT STIR and leave cover off.  When the noodles have melted and become clear, you can then stir gently.  I prefer to use a chopstick to stir.  Once the mixture is clear and all SCI is melted remove from heat and add the glycerin and stir, then add the Coco Betaine. I stir the last two ingredients in with a mini spatula.   You will notice once adding the Coco Betaine the mixture becomes thick and gelatin like.

NOTE:  About an oz of water will boil off of both phases 1 and 2.

 

Phase 2

6 oz distilled water

1 oz SCS-  Sodium Coco Sulfate

At the same time you are making Phase 1 you can make phase 2.  Follow exact instructions for phase 1 but add the SCS to this pot and eliminate the Coco Betaine and glycerin.

 

Phase 3

1 oz Fragrance oil

0.5 oz Poly 80

Blend these two together and stir, set aside.

 

Now blend phase 1 and 2 together and add phase 3.   Stir them together and blend well but hand stir.

This recipe gives me about 14oz of bubble bath with a ph of 5.5 making no adjustments to the ph.

At this point, weigh your bubble bath and add preservative of choice following the preservatives guidelines for usage.

 

Enjoy!!

Comments (15)

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    Hi! What colorants would you suggest using in this recipe? Thanks!

    Naseerah J Hutcherson
    Aug 19, 2019 Reply
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      I would base the color on the fragrance you are using with it. You can use either micas, lakes or dyes. The dye will give color to the water. All will work although the mica will give it a shimmer effect.

      Lori
      Aug 19, 2019 Reply
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        Thank you! I’m having some trouble. I actually purchased SCI powder instead of noodles. When I tried to dissolve it in the water, it melted some but there were still some that just refused to dissolve. Any suggestions?

        Naseerah Hutcherson
        Aug 21, 2019 Reply
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          I have also had a harder time melting powdered form SCI which is why I prefer the noodles. They can easily be ground down when needed. I find the noodles dissolve best in a water that has first come to a hard rolling boil. I remove the water from direct heat at that point and add the noodles, put them back on the heat, and reduce. I dont stir since they do fall to the bottom as noodles. Maybe you can pre soak the powder to get it wet before adding by making a paste out of it. That might make it easier to dissolve. Stick with the noodles on a future purchase. I hope that helps.

          Lori
          Aug 22, 2019 Reply
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            Thank you!

            Naseerah Hutcherson
            Aug 22, 2019
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    BEST BUBBLE BATH EVER!! Thank you for this recipe. It is amazing bubble bath. Mountains of long lasting, fluffy bubbles and your skin feels lovely after using it. A small amount goes a long way so it’s also economical! The only question I have is how could I thicken it up just a touch? I want to make a honey bubble bath drizzle so I’d like it to be a little bit thicker. Thanks so much.

    Christy Moss
    Aug 25, 2019 Reply
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      You could try upping the SCS and SCI .25 percent each and the glycerin .5 to 1 oz, or you could reduce the water by about an oz. I have had issues with thinning when I add any colorants to it. I usually leave it uncolored because it gets such a beautiful pearlescent sheen to it.

      Lori
      Aug 26, 2019 Reply
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    Hi, can I use SLSA instead of SCS?

    Ainur
    Sep 1, 2019 Reply
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      I have never tried it. You probably can but the ph will probably change so you may need to adjust it.

      Lori
      Sep 1, 2019 Reply
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    Hi! I am so excited to make this. I am just confused if phase 2 has SCI? It says to make phase 2 exactly same as phase 1, except eliminating the 2 ingredients, but the SCI isn’t listed as an ingredient in phase 2 so I wasn’t sure which way to go.

    lyncca harvey
    Nov 18, 2019 Reply
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      Hi Lyncca

      The phase two is made with SCS, not SCI. So you will basically just add the SCS to the distilled boiling water to complete phase 2. Sorry for the confusion

      Lori
      Nov 18, 2019 Reply
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        Thank you!

        lyncca harvey
        Jan 9, 2020 Reply
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    I see the name is indulgence THICK bubble bath… Mine was nice and gel-like and thick until I added my fragrance and poly 80, then became very thin and liquidy. Is that normal??

    Jessi
    Dec 11, 2019 Reply
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      I have had the same experience with some fragrance oils as well. Some maintain the texture and some do not. It will take some trial and error to figure it out. They all did become cloudy when fragrance was added, but it was a pearl type cloudy. I have noticed that the addition of mica can also take the pearl effect away and thin it. If you used colorant, try not coloring it or using a lake in the water before adding it and see it that works for you. I like it the pearly white so for me it is not an issue to leave uncolored. You can also add 1/4 oz of each SCI and SCS to the current ratio to start with a thicker mix and maybe get a better result in the end.

      Lori
      Dec 12, 2019 Reply
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        Yeah, I did notice the cloudiness, but have had that happen as well with other products too so wasn’t all that worried. I had wondered if it was maybe the FO I had used. I did forget to even add my colorant until the very end when I was adding fragrance and I use eazy colors, but it still worked! I’ll just have to play around some more and maybe try adding the additional SCI and SCS to them. It still suds beautifully tho! Thanks so much!

        Jessi
        Dec 12, 2019 Reply

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