Artificial additives open up limitless possibilities for creativity. With their help you can produce soap in different colors and enrich it with the most unexpected flavours such as creamy ice cream, add Shine and invigorating freshness with sequins and menthol, and even glows in the dark soap, adding photoluminophor.
Use safe for skin supplements, follow the dosage and remember that they can cause allergies. You should not use watercolor, gouache or oil paint, as they may contain harmful substances for skin.
Dry food coloring
It is extremely concentrated. Never pour this dye directly to the soap base. First dissolve in water and then using a pipette add to the basis, following the concentration of color. If you add too much dye, the foam will be colored and soap will stain the skin. Do not store the solution of a food dye, as it can deteriorate and become covered with mold.
Inside the transparent soap can be placed even small toys gifts, such as vinyl fish (soap, "goldfish").
This is a special, already diluted cosmetic dye. Working with them is very convenient: just 1-3 drops to make soap base desired color. Even if you have a limited selection of liquid dyes, you can always mix them together to obtain the desired shade. However, if you are producing multi-colored soap, the boundaries of the differently colored elements or layers is gradually blurred because of the diffusion process. This will be especially noticeable on the white areas. To avoid this, use instead of liquid dyes pigments.
Green dye can be replaced antibacterial drug drug. Working with a transparent base, use an alcohol extract, as the oil solution hlorofillipta will make it cloudy.
Are insoluble colored powders. Give a transparent color and save transparency. About working with pigments will be mentioned in the description of making soap "Celtic heart".
This is a very fine glitter which is almost invisible individual particles. Used in the cosmetic industry. They will help to color the soap, giving it a distinctive luster and Shine.
Perlamutra better to add to transparent soap base, as in white they Shine less visible, and mixed thoroughly. Soap, iridescent with rainbow colors, looks, though not natural, but very beautiful.
So that the pigments settled lumps on the bottom of the mold, preliminarily it is recommended to thoroughly mix them with any liquid oil.
Adding glitter (the glitter), you will make your soap more spectacular and elegant. You can buy sequin of different size and shape. Do not add soap too large sequins - they could possibly scratch the skin.