Soapers, I want to make black soap but want to avoid black bubbles or 'bleeding' on washcloths. Researching charcoal and black oxide here makes me nervous. So I'm wondering about using half-strength charcoal and half-strength black oxide? Has anyone done that already? Any tips? Thanks!
I made my first batch of cold process Charcoal Soap last night & when i had a look at it this morning, there’s kind of a white chalky film over the top. I sprayed it with 70% isopropyl alcohol 13 min after pouring into the mold. I’m sure it’s harmless but just would like to verify...
This soap was made following Soap Queen Tutorial. (link)
I made a batch of hideous loofah soap back in September. It was made with rice bran and honey. Lather and washes well but so hideous I refused to use them.
Look at these hideous bars!
So I left them alone and forgot about it. Later I...
A simple charcoal soap with hazelnut oil.
I was hoping it to be a true black but it cures to a dark gray. Will try some black oxide next time. Heard it's really black.
I was planing to do a column embed as in the moon but the pvc pipe I used was too small and impossible to unmold so I gave up...
Carved (halloween) salt bar
Coloured with activated charcoal and BP grade zinc oxide.
Created for the carved soap challenge, hosted by toxikon in Sept 2018
Hello all, I'm making my first charcoal soap and I'm looking for charcoal powder. I live in Eastern Europe and options for buying 'soapmaking charcoal' from soapmaking supply shops are nonexistent. Here I can buy 'technical grade activated charcoal' which is used for air filters primarily. Can I...
I am wondering how much activated charcoal to use to colour my soap black but so as not to colour the lather.
I have came across varying recommendations frm 1tsp ppo to 1tbsp ppo.
Does anyone have any advise?
I made soap with activated charcoal and to test it, the lather was grey and had some black charcoal powders being left in the sink.
It was easily washed off but my concern is, is this normal?
I haven't used charcoal soap before (store-bought ones) so I have no idea if the professionally made...
Well here's the batch during cutting. It looks great, but I do think it will end up bleeding black all over. It's OK, all these are being given away as gifts. Hehehe!
The more I read about it, the more I like Activated Charcoal.