The purple Brazilian clay I bought makes soap that is much more grey than purple. Here’s a comparison of an alkanet test bar from last year (left), and two bars made a couple of months ago. The center bar is purple clay at 1 tsp clay ppo, and the right bar was made with ultramarine violet...
artemis' entry for June 2019 Challenge - Rimmed Soap. Rim made with soap dough using a marbling effect, Center inlay design and other descriptions at this link: https://www.soapmakingforum.com/threads/june-2019-smf-challenge-rimmed-soap-entry-thread.75490/#post-775684
Soap Welding experiment based on Grace's technique as described in her eBook and this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y5VwCpAhdWI
Cut into 3 pieces & welded back together via water at joins, tightly wrapped in plastic wrap & into 200° oven for 10-20 minutes, then cooled.
I need help. (I am doing CP)
I am using Crafters Choice™ Matte Lavender Pigment Powder.
At 1st I added 1 tsp (straight powder) to my oils and it turned brown (even before I add fragrance).
Then I watched a SoapQueenTV video where she mixed 1tsp to 1/3 cup of glycerin. She said you had...