Trouble Getting Crimson Red Color

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dalewaite48

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I have a customer that wants me to make a Alabama shaped Goat milk soap in a crimson and white swirl. I have not problem making that soap in the shape he wants but I am having a very hard time coming
up with a deep crimson red color. Anyone have any luck now or in the past coming up with a nice deep red color. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

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Have you tried adding some black to your red? You might also need a pinch of blue, but not too much because you want to just shift the color to the cooler side of the red tones. Nurture has a mica called Brick Dust, which might be close, but possibly a little too brown for you.
 

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Trial by Fire from Nurture Soap combined with a Brick Dust should get you close.
ETA: what color is your soap naturally, without colorant? We might need to tweak our advice depending.
 

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Trial by fire makes a nice red for me. If I want a deeper red, I add a little charcoal to it...just a smidge at a time and stir until I get the color I like.
 

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Trial by fire makes a nice red for me. If I want a deeper red, I add a little charcoal to it...just a smidge at a time and stir until I get the color I like.
Thanks so much I have placed an order from Nature for the Trial by Fire and the Brick Dust.
 
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