Soapstone Counter- This shows the difference before and after soapstone was mineral oiled. It may start as a light color but it will naturally patina over time. Applying Mineral Oil is an option not a necessity.
Colleen at Lemon Thistle chose Laminate Soapstone Sequoia for her kitchen redesign. "We chose Formica® laminate counter tops Soapstone Sequoia) to keep within our budget and love how (Beauty Kitchens Open Shelves)