For certain, eco-cosmetics lovers will prefer green soap, which uses natural dye of green color, such soap will additionally nourish and cleanse the skin. However, it is worth noting that the shelf life of such a cleaning agent is not long, certain storage conditions and a number of other features.
How to make a green dye
You are puzzled how to make food dyes green for soap at home, nothing is easier. Green dyes for soap can be obtained from the juice and decoction of plants, as well as from some pharmaceuticals and cosmetic clays. You can make green soap with your own hands thanks to these dyes:
Alfalfa – light green
Parsley (dried) – light green
Dill (dried) – light green
Spinach – from light green to intense
Spirulina – beautiful emerald color
Chlorophilipta extract – bright green, but not long
Henna – from olive to deep green
Brilliant green “Zelenka” – green dye
Oil of a tree by it – yellowish-green tone
French clay green – from light green to khaki
Natural green dye
Natural green food dye is successfully used for coloring soap bases, shampoos, balms and rinses. Broth and juice of plants can be painted in green dough, mastic, cream, colorfully decorate Easter eggs. However, remember that some natural dyes after a heat treatment or as a result of a chemical reaction become brownish, sometimes giving their own specific flavor.
Read more about natural dyes and how they behave in soap, read our article: Natural Dyes in Soap.