Natural Indigo Powder
Indigo (natural) – natural indigo powder is an extract prepared from Indigofera tinctoria. Indigo is known for its ability to produce a wide range of blues that range from the tint of a pale sky to a deep navy. It has been used for years in the traditional artisan method of dying clothes and as as a natural colourant in cold process soap and melt & pour soap and other handmade projects!
Common Name: Natural Indigo
INCI Name: Indigofera tinctoria (Indigo) Leaf Powder
Recommended for Cold Process: Yes
Recommended for Melt and Pour: Yes
Recommended for Bath Bombs: No
Usage Instructions: For cold process soap mix 1 teaspoon with 1 tablespoon of lightweight oil and use 0.5 teaspoons of dispersed colour per pound of soap. Indigo may also be aded to lye solution or infused into base oils too. For melt and pour soap mix 1 teaspoon of powder with 1 tablespoon of 99 percent isopropyl alcohol and use 0.25 teaspoons of dispersed colour per pound of Melt & Pour soap to start.