Actives and Acids have many uses and are often added to various skin care recipes to increase their effectiveness.
Food grade Citric Acid is added to a variety of foods to enhance their flavor and aroma. It also acts as a natural preservative to extend shelf life. Water and oil soluble, Citric Acid becomes effervescent when used in the bath, giving a refreshing tingling sensation. Note: Use only food grade Citric Acid for this purpose.
Sodium Bicarbonate can be used (as it has been for generations) as a way to relieve heartburn and indigestion. It can also be used in bath bombs and for cooking and cleaning. This natural ingredient is found in many products including toothpastes, deodorants and other toiletries.