Color


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 Colors Samples



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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.” Unfortunately, glycerin is […]

Mulling Pigments



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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 Professional size of the […]

Testing Colors, Part 3


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 going to show you the Coral […]

Testing Colors, Part 2


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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 to look like. Today, I’ll show you how […]

Testing Colors



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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. […]

Searching for a Red Color


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 […]

More Colors!


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Today, I’m going to show how you can mix a dye and keep the mixed dye ready for anything you want to do. We’re going to use the Water Soluble Colorant Kit for this post. #1 Collect everything that you need. Water Soluble Colorant Kit Water 1/2 teaspoon measuring spoon […]

Starting with Color