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  1. victrix

    Question about alkanet root powder..

    So I bought some alkanet root powder for soap a couple years ago, but never ended up using it. It's completely unopened, and has been stored away from sunlight in a cool location. I'm trying to use it in an infusion, but I'm honestly not sure now if this is even alkanet root at all? Everything...
  2. Black Cherry Soap #2

    Black Cherry Soap #2

    Black Cherry Soap #2. Small batch (2 bars) of soap made with black cherries for SCC Food & Drink challenge. Method described in this thread:
  3. Black Cherries & Paprika - aka Black Cherries Soap #3

    Black Cherries & Paprika - aka Black Cherries Soap #3

    Made for SCC June 2019 challenge, advanced category, using 1:8 ratio of food to oils. I puréed the cherries, prepared natural colorants, created the water replacement drinks from scratch & made this soap via CPOP. Smells divine, like baked goods, no added fragrance. Link
  4. Alkanet Color Mixing_002

    Alkanet Color Mixing_002

    Alkanet powder color experiments - 2019June03: Alkanet added to Lye is lighter; Alkanet in sugar water is darker
  5. Alkanet Deep Purple_001

    Alkanet Deep Purple_001

    Deep purple,almost black from Alkanet root powder. The cannabis leaf soap I made June 9, 2019 is from the same batch as the rims on the Black Cherry soap made the next day. Black Cherry purée used at 1:8 ratio to oils in round soap centers. Practice for SCC Food & Drink challenge.
  6. L

    How to naturally colour goats milk soap purple

    Hi everyone, I'm trying to get a nice light shade of purple for the top layer of my lavender goats milk soap but its coming out brown. I add the alkanet root powder 4.5g (not infused) at trace to a 1/3 of the mixture (total fats and oils 1300g in whole batch) also I am using frozen raw goats...
  7. Borax Soap - 2016June25

    Borax Soap - 2016June25

    Borax Soap for my Blacksmith brother. Failed Ribbon Pour looks like Clyde Slide. Made June 25, 2016 Hubby loves this soap as mechanic soap.
  8. J

    Alkanet Colorant - % in soap

    Could some one let me know,what % of Alkanet powder or Alkanet infused Olive oil to mix in a pound of soap,to get a Lavender/Purple shade. I made Alkanet infused Olive oil (Hot infusion with using 4tsp alkanet powder in 8 oz olive oil). >And used 6 tbsp of this infused oil in around 800ml of...
  9. goji_fries

    How did you obtain the best alkanet color, IYE?

    I know there are a few different ways but what worked the best for you? :wave: