INCI: Sodium lactate
Sodium lactate is a natural humectant, moisturizer and pH regulator. For lotion replace the liquid glycerin with sodium lactate, in cold process soaps use up to 1/2 ounce per lb of fats to harden the finished soap bar. Produced from renewable resources and completely biodegradable makes sodium lactate a better choice when moisturization is desired.
Derived from the natural fermentation of sugars found in corn and beets, sodium lactate is the sodium salt of lactic acid.