Alkanet Soap

Some months ago I discovered  a French forum where every 3-4 months we organize a challenge around a special soap technique. It’s a very nice place where we discuss about everything, not only soap. Of course, this is a good way to learn some new techniques, but what is more important: through this forum I…

Alkanet and Lavender…

… They suit so well together. I am still experimenting with alkanet which I found fabulous because of the amazing grey, silver, blue, rose or purple. Used as a part of my recipe by replacing regular olive oil with the infused oil, I obtained a natural purplish shade, but the more oil you substitute for…

Alkanet

I have finally found this natural colorant which I have been looking for so long! I have read that in soap, alkanet root will yield shades of pink, blue, and purple, depending upon the amount used, types of oil used, and the alkalinity of the soap.  Really impressed  about the fact that the type of oil would influence the colour, I started…