Lip Smacking Sweet- This clear sweetener is the perfect addition to any lip balm recipe. Use it in combination with other lip flavors or use it on it's own. Your lips will love the sweet taste!
This sweetener suspends best in lip balm at cooler temperatures. This will keep the flavor from settling out of your balm.
The recommended usage rate is 1-3% when used with another flavor and up to 6% without flavor. Does not contain aspartame.
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This doesn't make my soap taste very sweet at the recommended percentage. How much per pound to get my soap to taste better?
I find this to be a great sweetener for my lip balms. Whether I am using flavour oils or essential oils this does the trick. I like making my balm in a double boiler so Ivan monitor it's progress. I find that if I remove the balm base from the heat before adding my flavour oil(s), sweetener and colours and continue mixing until it is ready to be poured it does not separate. I do my own version of a frozen test and if I find it needs to be tweaked I remelt the mixture (with flavour and colour) on a lower heat setting, usually setting 3. The lower heat keeps me from losing the taste I added.
Used this in a lip balm base. It seemed to separate so I had the first pours with no flavor and the last pours with too much. Never balanced for my batch. This was my first time using but not sure if I will try it again.
I use this alone for my lip balm and lipsticks, it's just amazing. Just few drops is all you need to get that lip smacking sweetness.
What exactly is the sweetener? I want my balms to be all natural so need to know if this would work or not. Thanks
Terah from Bramble Berry replies...Hi Laurie! Our flavor oils are synthetically made so they fall under Trade Secret laws. This means the vendor does not give out ingredient information. Though our Lip Smacking Sweet Flavor Oil does not contain aspartame, it would not be considered natural. To learn more about what's in a flavor/fragrance oil check out our What is a Fragrance Oil Made Of? blog post. To label your lip balm that contains this flavor all you have to do is put "Flavor Oil" on the label. I will email you personally to discuss this further.
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