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You added to much salt.  This answer pertains to liquid soap using sles.  to rectify.  Make another batch without salt and add to your existing batch.  you can also add CDE (found under our speciality chemicals category) to thicken it.

Product Category on website Function
Allantoin Powder 100ml Speciality Chemicals It is used in skin care products for its soothing and tissue growth stimulant properties. It also helps the skin to better tolerate other ingredients used
Apricot kernel exfoliating granules 100ml Speciality Chemicals Natural exfoliating granules
Baking Soda 1kg (sodium bicarbonate) Speciality Chemicals Fizz ball ingredient
Bath Salts Course 5kg Speciality Chemicals
Beeswax Beads 100g Speciality Chemicals For use in lip balm, thickener, lotions, body butters,candles
Beeswax Beads 500g Speciality Chemicals For use in lip balm, thickener, lotions, body butters,candles
Beeswax Beads Yellow 500g Speciality Chemicals For use in lip balm, thickener, lotions, body butters,candles
Bentonite Clay 1kg (sodium) Speciality Chemicals External use, face masks, soap filling
Bentonite Clay Sodium 20kg Speciality Chemicals External use, face masks, soap filling
Borax Powder 1kg Speciality Chemicals Borax, combined with wax, is used in many cosmetic products like creams, gels, and lotions
Bubble Go Spray 100ml Speciality Chemicals Isopropyly alcohol, rubbing alcohol,
Bubble Go Spray 500ml Speciality Chemicals Isopropyly alcohol, rubbing alcohol,
Carbomer 940 1kg Speciality Chemicals is a water soluble polymer, used as an emulsifying, stabilizing, suspending, thickening and gelling agent in many industries.
Carnauba Wax 100g Candle Making supplies, Carnauba wax is a commonly used in natural cosmetics. It is extremely durable, and dries to a glossy finish. Commonly found in lipsticks and lip balms, it may also be used in salves, balms, and in any recipe where beeswax is called for.
Caustic soda Pearls 4kg/ Sodium Hydroxide Speciality Chemicals Lye – cold processed soap -grade 99%
Caustic Soda Pearls 500g/ Sodium hydroxide Speciality Chemicals Lye – cold processed soap -grade 99%
Ceto Stearyl Alcohol 250g Speciality Chemicals used in cosmetics and personal care products, especially in skin lotions and creams. Cetearyl Alcohol and the other fatty alcohols keep an emulsion from separating into its oil and liquid components.
Cherry lip balm flavouring 10ml Flavouring oil commonly used in lip balms and glosses.
Chocolate Lip Balm Flavouring 10ml Flavouring oil commonly used in lip balms and glosses.
Citric Acid 1kg Speciality Chemicals fizz ball Ingredient.  Also used as a ph balancer in several applications
Coco Glucoside 1kg – Natural Surfactant Speciality Chemicals Ingredient for making natural liquid soap
Cocodiethanolamide (CDE) 250ml Speciality Chemicals Foam booster, viscosity thickener for liquid soap – works well with sles 28
Cremex 2.5 kg – Makes 25 Litre Hand and Body lotion Speciality Chemicals Blend of ingredients prepared to add to water
Cyclomethicone 1 litre Speciality Chemicals Cyclomethicone is often blended with perfumes, lotions, creams, and hair care lines, and is currently being researched for use in products that tend to cause dryness and irritation. When used in skin care products, cyclomethicone helps leave skin feeling smooth and lubricated, instead of sticky or oily.
Cyclomethicone 50ml Speciality Chemicals Cyclomethicone is often blended with perfumes, lotions, creams, and hair care lines, and is currently being researched for use in products that tend to cause dryness and irritation. When used in skin care products, cyclomethicone helps leave skin feeling smooth and lubricated, instead of sticky or oily.
D Panthenol 1kg Speciality Chemicals In addition to skin care, D-Panthenol is often used in hair care products because its humectant properties help increase elasticity while boosting the moisture
D Panthenol Gel 100g Speciality Chemicals In addition to skin care, D-Panthenol is often used in hair care products because its humectant properties help increase elasticity while boosting the moisture
De-ionised water 5L Speciality Chemicals
Decyl Glucoside 1kg -Natural Ingredien Speciality Chemicals Natural ingredient to make liquid soap
Dehyton 1 Litre Speciality Chemicals Foam booster for liquid soaps
Di Propylene Glycol 500ml Perfume Oils
Dimethicone dx 350 – 500ml Speciality Chemicals used ingredients in cosmetics, dimethicone works as an anti-foaming agent, skin protectant and skin & hair conditioner- it prevents water loss by forming a hydrating barrier on the skin. Like most silicones, this ingredient has a unique fluidity that makes it easily spreadable.
Emulsifying Wax 500g Speciality Chemicals used in more modern times as a medium for making skin care products. It can blend oil and water in facial creams, body lotions, moisturizers and other skin care products. The ability of emulsifying wax to blend oil and water into a fine consistency
Euxyl K100 preservative 100ml Speciality Chemicals Preservative
Euxyl Preservative 1 Litre Speciality Chemicals Preservative
Glycerine 500g (vegetable) Speciality Chemicals Multi functions – humectant – attracts moisture
Glycerine 5kg Speciality Chemicals Multi functions – humectant – attracts moisture
Green exfoliating beads 100ml Speciality Chemicals For use in body and face scrubs
GUAR Gum 100ml Speciality Chemicals Guar gum is a polysaccharide that acts as a thickener, emulsifier, and stabilizer in cosmetic formulations. Guar gum has 8 times the water-thickening potency of cornstarch
Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein 50ml Speciality Chemicals Hair Conditioning Agent; Skin-Conditioning Agent
IsoPropyl Palmitate 1 Litre Speciality Chemicals skin conditioning agents – emollient. The Palmitates are efficient opacifiers in cream and lotion shampoos. Isopropyl Palmitate also functions as a binder .
Kaolin Clay 1kg Speciality Chemicals Face masks, Soap fillers
Kaolin clay 20kg Speciality Chemicals Face masks, Soap fillers
Kemaben 100ml Speciality Chemicals Preservative
Lactic Acid 1 Litre – 80% Speciality Chemicals 80% concentration of lactic acid, derived from corn starch and vegan. Contains natural AHA’s (Alpha Hydroxy Acids), very effective skin peeler and chemical exfoliant. Also used to balance pH.
Lamesoft po 65 100ml Speciality Chemicals Lamesoft PO 65 is a mild surfactant naturally derived from both coconut and sunflower oil, primarily used for creating softening and conditioning cleansers.Lamesoft PO 65 is typically used as a lipid layer enhancer predominantly in creating cleansing products.
Lamesoft po 65 per kg Speciality Chemicals Lamesoft PO 65 is a mild surfactant naturally derived from both coconut and sunflower oil, primarily used for creating softening and conditioning cleansers.Lamesoft PO 65 is typically used as a lipid layer enhancer predominantly in creating cleansing products.
Lanolin 100ml peg 75 Speciality Chemicals The PEG Lanolin ingredients are used in the formulation of bath products, hair sprays, shaving products, nail care products, skin products and eye makeup.
Laureth 4 -100ml Speciality Chemicals Ingredient to make water soluble bath oil
Lauric Acid 1kg Speciality Chemicals In cosmetics and personal-care products, fatty acids and mixtures of fatty acids such as Stearic Acid,Oleic Acid, Lauric Acid, Palmitic Acid and Myristic Acid are used in a variety of cosmetic creams, cakes, soaps and pastes
Lauryl Glucoside 1kg Speciality Chemicals Natural ingredient to make liquid soap
Magnesium Sulphate 1kg (epsom salt) Speciality Chemicals fizz ball ingredient
Maize Starch 1kg aka cornstarch Speciality Chemicals fizz ball ingredient
Natrasorb HFB 1kg Speciality Chemicals fizz ball ingredient
Natural Wax Jelly 500g – Natural alternative to petroleum jelly Speciality Chemicals Made from vegetable waxes and castor oil
Passion Fruit Lip Balm Flavouring 10ml – Only for use in Lip Balms and glosses
Pearliser 100ml Speciality Chemicals Glycol stearate that is used as an opacifier and pearlizer for the preparation of shampoos and foam bath products.
Perfume Base Compound 500ml Speciality Chemicals Contains alcohol, dipropylene glycol, distilled water
Polysorbate 20 500ml Fragrance Emulsifier Speciality Chemicals Polysorbates function to disperse oil in water as opposed to water in oil
Polysorbate 20 Fragrance Emulsifier 1 Litre Speciality Chemicals Polysorbates function to disperse oil in water as opposed to water in oil
Polysorbate 20 Fragrance Emulsifier 100ml Speciality Chemicals Polysorbates function to disperse oil in water as opposed to water in oil
Polysorbate 80 500ml Speciality Chemicals Polysorbates function to disperse oil in water as opposed to water in oil
Potassium Hydroxide 800g Speciality Chemicals Lye is actually a general term for a very strong alkali. There are two alkali’s that can be used to make soap: sodium hydroxide (caustic soda) and potassium hydroxide. Both are consideredlye, but the potassium hydroxide is not strong enough to make a solid soap. It is only used for makingliquid soaps.
Potassium Sorbate 100g Preservative Speciality Chemicals Mild preservative being used in cosmetic and skin care formulas as a paraben alternative to prevent or retard the growth of microorganisms and protect products from spoiling,
Propylene Glycol 500ml Speciality Chemicals Solvent
Propylene Glycol 5kg Speciality Chemicals Solvent
Rhassoul Clay 100g Speciality Chemicals Natural mineral clay mined from the Atlas Mountains of Morocco. It is combined with water to clean the body
SLS Needles 100ml Speciality Chemicals Dried surfactant for use in solid foam bath
Soap Noodles Palm Oil 1kg Speciality Chemicals Cold proceesed Soap pellets made from palm oil.
Sorbitol 70 – 1 Litre Speciality Chemicals Polyalcohol. In cosmetics and personal care products, Sorbitol is used in a wide range of products including aftershave lotions, baby shampoos and hair grooming aids. Sorbitol is also used in glycerine soap.
Sorbitol 70% – 5kg Speciality Chemicals Polyalcohol. In cosmetics and personal care products, Sorbitol is used in a wide range of products including aftershave lotions, baby shampoos and hair grooming aids. Sorbitol is also used in glycerine soap.
Spearmint lip balm flavoring 10ml
Stearic Acid 1kg Speciality Chemicals Multi functions: soaps, shaving creams, balms, candles
Strawberry lip balm flavoring 10ml
Technical Oil 5 Litre Speciality Chemicals Bath oils, lotions, creams, body butters – Also commonly called mineral oil
Technical Oil l Litre Speciality Chemicals Bath oils, lotions, creams, body butters – Also commonly called mineral oil
Titanium Dioxide 100g Speciality Chemicals It plays a critical role in some sunscreen products as a way to protect skin from the sun’s harmful ultraviolet radiation. Mainly used as a whitener for cold processed soaps and glycerine soaps
Urea 100ml Speciality Chemicals Urea increases the water content of the top layers of the skin. … The Urea found incosmetics and personal care products is synthetic and not animal derived
Vanilla Lip Balm Flavouring 10ml -only for use in Lip balms and Glosses Speciality Chemicals
Product Category on website Function
Allantoin Powder 100ml Speciality Chemicals It is used in skin care products for its soothing and tissue growth stimulant properties. It also helps the skin to better tolerate other ingredients used
Apricot kernel exfoliating granules 100ml Speciality Chemicals Natural exfoliating granules
Baking Soda 1kg (sodium bicarbonate) Speciality Chemicals Fizz ball ingredient
Bath Salts Course 5kg Speciality Chemicals
Beeswax Beads 100g Speciality Chemicals For use in lip balm, thickener, lotions, body butters,candles
Beeswax Beads 500g Speciality Chemicals For use in lip balm, thickener, lotions, body butters,candles
Beeswax Beads Yellow 500g Speciality Chemicals For use in lip balm, thickener, lotions, body butters,candles
Bentonite Clay 1kg (sodium) Speciality Chemicals External use, face masks, soap filling
Bentonite Clay Sodium 20kg Speciality Chemicals External use, face masks, soap filling
Borax Powder 1kg Speciality Chemicals Borax, combined with wax, is used in many cosmetic products like creams, gels, and lotions
Bubble Go Spray 100ml Speciality Chemicals Isopropyly alcohol, rubbing alcohol,
Bubble Go Spray 500ml Speciality Chemicals Isopropyly alcohol, rubbing alcohol,
Carbomer 940 1kg Speciality Chemicals is a water soluble polymer, used as an emulsifying, stabilizing, suspending, thickening and gelling agent in many industries.
Carnauba Wax 100g Candle Making supplies, Carnauba wax is a commonly used in natural cosmetics. It is extremely durable, and dries to a glossy finish. Commonly found in lipsticks and lip balms, it may also be used in salves, balms, and in any recipe where beeswax is called for.
Caustic soda Pearls 4kg/ Sodium Hydroxide Speciality Chemicals Lye – cold processed soap -grade 99%
Caustic Soda Pearls 500g/ Sodium hydroxide Speciality Chemicals Lye – cold processed soap -grade 99%
Ceto Stearyl Alcohol 250g Speciality Chemicals used in cosmetics and personal care products, especially in skin lotions and creams. Cetearyl Alcohol and the other fatty alcohols keep an emulsion from separating into its oil and liquid components.
Cherry lip balm flavouring 10ml
Chocolate Lip Balm Flavouring 10ml
Citric Acid 1kg Speciality Chemicals fizz ball Ingredient
Coco Glucoside 1kg – Natural Surfactant Speciality Chemicals Ingredient for making natural liquid soap
Cocodiethanolamide (CDE) 250ml Speciality Chemicals Foam booster, viscosity thickener for liquid soap – works well with sles 28
Cremex 2.5 kg – Makes 25 Litre Hand and Body lotion Speciality Chemicals Blend of ingredients prepared to add to water
Cyclomethicone 1 litre Speciality Chemicals Cyclomethicone is often blended with perfumes, lotions, creams, and hair care lines, and is currently being researched for use in products that tend to cause dryness and irritation. When used in skin care products, cyclomethicone helps leave skin feeling smooth and lubricated, instead of sticky or oily.
Cyclomethicone 50ml Speciality Chemicals Cyclomethicone is often blended with perfumes, lotions, creams, and hair care lines, and is currently being researched for use in products that tend to cause dryness and irritation. When used in skin care products, cyclomethicone helps leave skin feeling smooth and lubricated, instead of sticky or oily.
D Panthenol 1kg Speciality Chemicals In addition to skin care, D-Panthenol is often used in hair care products because its humectant properties help increase elasticity while boosting the moisture
D Panthenol Gel 100g Speciality Chemicals In addition to skin care, D-Panthenol is often used in hair care products because its humectant properties help increase elasticity while boosting the moisture
De-ionised water 5L Speciality Chemicals
Decyl Glucoside 1kg -Natural Ingredien Speciality Chemicals Natural ingredient to make liquid soap
Dehyton 1 Litre Speciality Chemicals Foam booster for liquid soaps
Di Propylene Glycol 500ml Perfume Oils
Dimethicone dx 350 – 500ml Speciality Chemicals used ingredients in cosmetics, dimethicone works as an anti-foaming agent, skin protectant and skin & hair conditioner- it prevents water loss by forming a hydrating barrier on the skin. Like most silicones, this ingredient has a unique fluidity that makes it easily spreadable.
Emulsifying Wax 500g Speciality Chemicals used in more modern times as a medium for making skin care products. It can blend oil and water in facial creams, body lotions, moisturizers and other skin care products. The ability of emulsifying wax to blend oil and water into a fine consistency
Euxyl K100 preservative 100ml Speciality Chemicals Preservative
Euxyl Preservative 1 Litre Speciality Chemicals Preservative
Glycerine 500g (vegetable) Speciality Chemicals Multi functions – humectant – attracts moisture
Glycerine 5kg Speciality Chemicals Multi functions – humectant – attracts moisture
Green exfoliating beads 100ml Speciality Chemicals For use in body and face scrubs
GUAR Gum 100ml Speciality Chemicals Guar gum is a polysaccharide that acts as a thickener, emulsifier, and stabilizer in cosmetic formulations. Guar gum has 8 times the water-thickening potency of cornstarch
Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein 50ml Speciality Chemicals Hair Conditioning Agent; Skin-Conditioning Agent
IsoPropyl Palmitate 1 Litre Speciality Chemicals skin conditioning agents – emollient. The Palmitates are efficient opacifiers in cream and lotion shampoos. Isopropyl Palmitate also functions as a binder .
Kaolin Clay 1kg Speciality Chemicals Face masks, Soap fillers
Kaolin clay 20kg Speciality Chemicals Face masks, Soap fillers
Kemaben 100ml Speciality Chemicals Preservative
Lactic Acid 1 Litre – 80% Speciality Chemicals 80% concentration of lactic acid, derived from corn starch and vegan. Contains natural AHA’s (Alpha Hydroxy Acids), very effective skin peeler and chemical exfoliant. Also used to balance pH.
Lamesoft po 65 100ml Speciality Chemicals Lamesoft PO 65 is a mild surfactant naturally derived from both coconut and sunflower oil, primarily used for creating softening and conditioning cleansers.Lamesoft PO 65 is typically used as a lipid layer enhancer predominantly in creating cleansing products.
Lamesoft po 65 per kg Speciality Chemicals Lamesoft PO 65 is a mild surfactant naturally derived from both coconut and sunflower oil, primarily used for creating softening and conditioning cleansers.Lamesoft PO 65 is typically used as a lipid layer enhancer predominantly in creating cleansing products.
Lanolin 100ml peg 75 Speciality Chemicals The PEG Lanolin ingredients are used in the formulation of bath products, hair sprays, shaving products, nail care products, skin products and eye makeup.
Laureth 4 -100ml Speciality Chemicals Ingredient to make water soluble bath oil
Lauric Acid 1kg Speciality Chemicals In cosmetics and personal-care products, fatty acids and mixtures of fatty acids such as Stearic Acid,Oleic Acid, Lauric Acid, Palmitic Acid and Myristic Acid are used in a variety of cosmetic creams, cakes, soaps and pastes
Lauryl Glucoside 1kg Speciality Chemicals Natural ingredient to make liquid soap
Magnesium Sulphate 1kg (epsom salt) Speciality Chemicals fizz ball ingredient
Maize Starch 1kg aka cornstarch Speciality Chemicals fizz ball ingredient
Natrasorb HFB 1kg Speciality Chemicals fizz ball ingredient
Natural Wax Jelly 500g – Natural alternative to petroleum jelly Speciality Chemicals Made from vegetable waxes and castor oil
Passion Fruit Lip Balm Flavouring 10ml – Only for use in Lip Balms and glosses
Pearliser 100ml Speciality Chemicals Glycol stearate that is used as an opacifier and pearlizer for the preparation of shampoos and foam bath products.
Perfume Base Compound 500ml Speciality Chemicals Contains alcohol, dipropylene glycol, distilled water
Polysorbate 20 500ml Fragrance Emulsifier Speciality Chemicals Polysorbates function to disperse oil in water as opposed to water in oil
Polysorbate 20 Fragrance Emulsifier 1 Litre Speciality Chemicals Polysorbates function to disperse oil in water as opposed to water in oil
Polysorbate 20 Fragrance Emulsifier 100ml Speciality Chemicals Polysorbates function to disperse oil in water as opposed to water in oil
Polysorbate 80 500ml Speciality Chemicals Polysorbates function to disperse oil in water as opposed to water in oil
Potassium Hydroxide 800g Speciality Chemicals Lye is actually a general term for a very strong alkali. There are two alkali’s that can be used to make soap: sodium hydroxide (caustic soda) and potassium hydroxide. Both are consideredlye, but the potassium hydroxide is not strong enough to make a solid soap. It is only used for makingliquid soaps.
Potassium Sorbate 100g Preservative Speciality Chemicals Mild preservative being used in cosmetic and skin care formulas as a paraben alternative to prevent or retard the growth of microorganisms and protect products from spoiling,
Propylene Glycol 500ml Speciality Chemicals Solvent
Propylene Glycol 5kg Speciality Chemicals Solvent
Rhassoul Clay 100g Speciality Chemicals Natural mineral clay mined from the Atlas Mountains of Morocco. It is combined with water to clean the body
SLS Needles 100ml Speciality Chemicals Dried surfactant for use in solid foam bath. Alternative to SLSA
Soap Noodles Palm Oil 1kg Speciality Chemicals Cold proceesed Soap pellets made from palm oil.
Sorbitol 70 – 1 Litre Speciality Chemicals Polyalcohol. In cosmetics and personal care products, Sorbitol is used in a wide range of products including aftershave lotions, baby shampoos and hair grooming aids. Sorbitol is also used in glycerine soap.
Sorbitol 70% – 5kg Speciality Chemicals Polyalcohol. In cosmetics and personal care products, Sorbitol is used in a wide range of products including aftershave lotions, baby shampoos and hair grooming aids. Sorbitol is also used in glycerine soap.
Spearmint lip balm flavoring 10ml
Stearic Acid 1kg Speciality Chemicals Multi functions: soaps, shaving creams, balms, candles
Strawberry lip balm flavoring 10ml
Technical Oil 5 Litre Speciality Chemicals Bath oils, lotions, creams, body butters – Also commonly called mineral oil
Technical Oil l Litre Speciality Chemicals Bath oils, lotions, creams, body butters – Also commonly called mineral oil
Titanium Dioxide 100g Speciality Chemicals It plays a critical role in some sunscreen products as a way to protect skin from the sun’s harmful ultraviolet radiation. Mainly used as a whitener for cold processed soaps and glycerine soaps
Urea 100ml Speciality Chemicals Urea increases the water content of the top layers of the skin. … The Urea found incosmetics and personal care products is synthetic and not animal derived
Vanilla Lip Balm Flavouring 10ml -only for use in Lip balms and Glosses Speciality Chemicals
White Petroleum Jelly 5 Litre Speciality Chemicals For use in lotions, balms, creams, body butters
White Petroleum Jelly 500ml Speciality Chemicals For use in lotions, balms, creams, body butters
Xanthan Gum 100ml Speciality Chemicals
Zinc Oxide 100ml non nano Speciality Chemicals Zinc oxide is used in a wide range of cosmetics and personal care products including makeup, baby lotions, bath soaps and foot powders. It is used as a bulking agent , a colorant a skin protectant
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