Who says natural colors have to be boring? Here are just a few color options derived from plants and minerals that I use in my handmade soaps.
All five colors featured in this Paint Mines soap are derived from clay. Yellow Silt Clay, Green Zeolite Clay, Kaolin Clay, Rose Clay, Sea Clay
The very same paprika that is in your kitchen can be used to create a vibrant orange.
Paprika used here in my Harvest Moon soap has a beautiful rust orange hue.
Making an infusion wth Annatto Seeds from the tropical Achiote tree can create a lemon yellow
Ranging from gray to denim blue, Indigo is a natural colorant that's extracted from the leaves and stems of the indigo containing plants. Seen here in my Leadville Soap.