Sodium Bicarbonate and Cream of Tartar
Our innovative, exclusive Bubble Bar Slices begin with a mixture of sodium bicarbonate (baking soda) and cream of tartar. John Dwight and his brother-in-law, Dr. Austin Church, invented Bicarbonate of Soda in 1846. It was made from carbon dioxide and treated soda ash. Combined with cream of tartar, it makes the texture of cake and bread lighter. Cream of tartar is a by-product of wine-making. Sediment that forms on the inside of wine barrels during fermentation contains tartaric acid. Cream of tartar is produced by grounding these crystals then purifying, drying and re-grounding them. They create a light, smooth texture and soften the water and your skin.
Sodium bicarbonate and cream of tartar, in combination with a shampoo base, create a paste-like texture. With this very versatile paste we can make an endless variety of different shapes. We can add gorgeous essential oil blends, and as many lovely ingredients as we like. Our bubble bars were invented with the belief that bath bubbles should be big, frothy and voluminous, rather than the weak, thin ones we found in other products. Our bubble bar base guarantees mounds of big, fluffy bubbles, just the way we like it.