Activated Charcoal – Our activated charcoal powder comes from various hard woods (a renewable resource). It is produced by a high temperature steam activation process and is used in pharmaceutical and food industries. We use it to make beautiful black and rich gray colors in our natural soap.Botanical Name: Carbo activatus
Reply from Bramble BerryHi Ara! I'm sorry the packaging wasn't your favorite. Because activated charcoal is so light, it can be a little messy. We really appreciate your packaging feedback! I'll be emailing you personally to find out more about your packaging suggestions.
Reply from Bramble BerryHi Yizhak! In melt and pour soap, you can add about ½ tsp. per pound of soap. If you want it a little darker, you can add a little more. As for cold process soap, add 1 tsp. of the charcoal to 1 Tbsp. of a light carrier oil, like sunflower or sweet almond oil. After it is thoroughly mixed, you can add about ½ tsp. of the dispersed colorant until you get your desired color. This Talk It Out Tuesday: Colorants blog post has a lot of information about coloring your soap and may be helpful to you. I'll be emailing you personally to discuss this!
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Several months ago, I received a lovely email from Patti Flynn. Patti participated in the “Crazy Sexy Vegan Cleanse,” that I coordinated in 2012, which involved no meat, sugar, dairy, gluten, alcohol or coffee. During this cleanse, Patti discovered lacto-fermentation of vegetables. This discovery soon developed into a hobby, which has now turned into a […]
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