This is a concentrated Black Pigment dispersed in aqueous solution making it water dispersible. It is suitable for Cold Processed Soap, Melt & Pour Soap, Surfactant systems, Lotions and other Bath Products.
Achieve a solid black when used at full strength, or at lower concentrations you'll achieve a dark, mid or light grey colour in opaque products. In clear products such as Melt & Pour (Licorice soap) far less colour is needed to get solid black.
Quantities of colour in the picture of MP Soap above from left to right: 6 drops Black into 100g Clear MP, 6 drops Black into 100g White MP, 3 drops Black into 100g White MP
Melt & Pour Soap - Yes
Cold Processed Soap - Yes
Liquid Soap & Shampoo- Yes
Cosmetics including Eye area - Yes
Lip Products - No
This Colour is a: Liquid Non bleeding Pigment
Pigment dispersions are not suitable for Oil based products
Suitable for Bath Bombs, Bubble Bars and Bath Salts
Our colours are concentrated, we recommend diluting in distilled water or glycerine for Bath Fizzies or Salts. This makes it easier to see the depth of colour and avoid over colouring the product. Read How to Avoid Colour Bombing your Bath!
Our Test Results:
Produces a coal black colour at full stength (CP requires more pigment), but if insufficient colour is used grey soap results. For Black in MP Soap use a Clear, not White Soap Base.
pH sensitivity: Stable in high pH products
Colour Fading: This colour is not light sensitive and not prone to fading
Colour Bleeding (Migration): Non bleeding, suitable for embedding, layering and swirling