Wholesale Supplies Plus has over 200 different additives to add to your homemade soaps and other cosmetics. We offer a variety of additives for different purposes such as exfoliating additives for soaps and scrubs, botanical additives for cosmetics, emulsifiers and thickeners for lotions, preservatives for water-based products, vanilla color stabilizers for handmade cosmetics made with vanilla fragrances, and much more.
Coconut Activated Charcoal is made from coconut shells through carbonization and steam activation. It is thought to detoxify the body, and is commonly used in cold process soap and bath products. The coconut activated charcoal is pH neutral and will not impact the pH of any of your products. Due to the different processing of this product it is considered a higher and more pure grade. Some people call it "the good stuff" but we think both are good depending on your price point and application.
Alfalfa Powder contains Vitamins C, D, E and K. It is a popular additive in face masks and lotions because of it’s antioxidant properties. In liquid washes it acts as a natural foam booster. In soap, it produces a beautiful green color.
Alkanet Root is obtained from the base of the plant. Herbalists are thought to believe this part of the plant helps with skin itching. Many cold process soap makers like this product for the natural purple burgundy color that it produces.
Aloe has long been considered to be a premier product for moisturizing and healing the skin. This product contains pure aloe vera solids along with a food grade anti-caking agent to prevent clumping and hardening.
Annatto Seeds grow in the tropics and have a natural yellow color. They are loaded with Vitamins C, B’s, and E. They contain wonderful amounts of antioxidants which are thought to help protect the skin from environmental free radical damage.
Arnica Flowers are used to provide a natural botanical element to cosmetic products. In appearance they are downy with gold strands. Great for hand blended potpourri and bath teas or infuse in oil for use in making topical salves, balms, soaps, and other cosmetics.
This starch is a wonderful replacement for talc in many cosmetic and skincare formulations. Commonly blended with corn starch and kaolin white clay. It imparts a silky texture to body and bath powders. All Natural.
This beeswax is considered to be the best in the market and the same used by many large cosmetic companies. The ultra refined produces a superior white color with very low order, perfect for consistent results.
Beet Root is a dark red vegetable that gained popularity for use in skincare during the Roman times. It is high in potassium, magnesium, iron, folic acid, Vitamins A, B6 and C. Beet Root is high in antioxidants.
Useful on oily, tired and sensitive skin. Contains higher levels of iron, calcium, magnesium. Thought to help purify the skin due to the naturally high levels of minerals found in the clay. Slightly course texture when wet.
Useful on oily, tired and sensitive skin. Contains higher levels of iron. Thought to help reduce irritation and soothing the skin due to the naturally high levels of minerals found in the clay. Creamy soft texture when wet.
Coconut based commercially produced product designed to thicken liquid soap bases. It is extremely helpful in liquid bubble bases that have thinned due to the addition of fragrance oil. It is appropriate to use in adult and baby formulations.
Over the last 5 years caffeine extract has become popular in skincare, hair care and cosmetic formulations. It is thought by some to reduce dark circles and puffiness around the eyes. We have not seen this result but appreciate what others believe. On the retail shelf there are shampoos formulated with Caffeine Extract that are promoted to invigorate and energize the scalp for healthy hair growth.
Used to provide a natural botanical element to products. Great for aromatic, hand blended potpourri, bath tea's and embellishing soap. Can be infused in oil for use in creams, lotions and other cosmetics.
Natural non-animal based wax. It is a very hard wax with superior quality. Mixes well into most formulas containing animal, vegetable and mineral oils. Our Candelilla Wax is 100% pure and cosmetic grade.
Natural non-animal based wax. It is known as "queen of waxes” and comes in the form of hard yellow flakes. When combined with beeswax, carnauba wax can produce a glossy finish. Our Carnauba Wax is 100% pure and cosmetic grade.
Carrot Powder has become a very popular additive in soap and skincare products as it contains high levels of carotenoids, potassium, Vitamin C, essential nutrients, and amino acids. The nutrients as well as carrot’s natural antioxidants are thought to increase the skin's overall tone, health, and appearance from sun damage.