Color



Finished Soap
Finished Soap I love soap. Cold process, hot process and Melt & Pour. They are all amazing and there are certain techniques that work best for certain styles. One of my favorite things to do with Melt & Pour Soap is to make clouds of color throughout the soap. Come join me for a beautiful simple [...]

Cloud Swirls Melt & Pour Soap





We are sending out some of our new Day-Glo colors samples in orders placed at thesage.com. If there is a specific color that you would like to try put a note in the comments section of your next order and we will send it along with your order. Blaze Orange Day-Glo – What a brilliant orange [...]

Day-Glo Colors Samples




Final product. 2
Pouring some glycerin into the mortar.Adding the pigment.Back in May, nordagirl asked a question on the Starting With Color post. “Is there any reason you couldn’t use this same process with the dropper bottles to mix oxides or ultramarines with glycerine? If it makes any difference, I’m making CP soap only at this point.” Using the [...]

Mulling Pigments


Melt & Pour on the left and Cold Process on the right. 1
Melt & Pour on the left and Cold Process on the right. Today, I’m going to show you the Yellow Lip Balm Color in Melt & Pour Soap and Cold Process Soap. Melt & Pour Soap Notes: I melted some Transparent Melt & Pour soap in a large glass beaker and then added about 8 drops from the [...]

Testing Colors, Part 3


Melt & Pour on the left and Cold Process on the right.
Melt & Pour on the left and Cold Process on the right.Yesterday, I showed you the Blue Lip Balm Color in Cold Process Soap and Melt & Pour Soap. I thought that I would continue the color testing of the Oil Soluble Lip Balm Colors until all of the colors have been tested. Today, I’m [...]

Testing Colors, Part 2



Cold Process Soap on the left and Melt & Pour Soap on the right. 4
Cold Process Soap on the left and Melt & Pour Soap on the right.Last week, I showed my tests of the Ruby Lip Balm Color in Melt & Pour Soap as well as Cold Process Soap. After my test was over, I started to wonder what using some of the other colors would turn out [...]

Testing Colors


Melt & Pour Soap on the left and Cold Process Soap on the right. 3
In my quest to find a red color for Melt & Pour and cold process soap, I thought I would test the Lip Balm Colors, Oil Soluble to see if the Ruby Lip Balm Color would work. Imagine my surprise when both types of soap turned a vibrant orange color. Melt & Pour Soap Notes: I melted [...]

Searching for a Red Color


Color Comparison
I’ve talked about mixing colors with the Water Soluble Colorant Kit, but what about colors that aren’t in this kit? Today, we’ll blend green. Did you know that green is approximately 70% yellow and 30% blue? This means that I need to start blending colors at these percentages.  I’m going to find a color [...]

More Colors!