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Colorants for the Cosmetics Industry. Right from the initial days, dyes have
been a popular medium as colorants and find extensive usage in cosmetics
industry. Be it the need of hair dyes or adding color to lipsticks, nail
polish or shampoo, everywhere in the cosmetics industry there has been a
wide usage of dyes.
To start with, lets look at hair dyes. In todays date, most of
the hair dye formula that is used commercially is complex. Making use of a
bunch of ingredients, the formulas used differ considerably with
manufacturers. The dye chemicals which are used usually consists of amino
Further, pigments of metal oxides that are used include:
Ingredients used in cosmetics:
- Titanium dioxide
- Iron oxide
Majority of colors that are used in cosmetics are pigments. Currently,
inorganic pigments are more popular with cosmetics but are subjected to
purity levels of heavy metals. With the range of inorganic pigments finding
usage in cosmetics being made up of different chemical types, a few of
popular ones include:
||Features and Applications
||The shades range from dull olive green, to blue
green, bright green. It is used in most categories of cosmetic
preparations, but is prohibited for use in lip products in USA.
||The shades range from bright blue to violet as
well as pink and green. These too are not allowed for lip products in
||These feature three basic shades - black, yellow
and red and find usage in face powders, liquid foundations and blushers.
||It gives natural translucence when used as face
powder and powder blusher.
||It has a purple shade.
||The color shade is dark blue and it finds usage
in wide range of cosmetic applications.
|White Pigments - Titanium Dioxide, Zinc Oxide
||These White pigments have wide usage in
cosmetics. Their properties allow them to be used as quality covering
powder. Being totally inert, these are stable to heat and light.
|Each group of Dyes is subdivided into Green,
Violet, Blue, Yellow, Red, Orange, Brown and Black
In addition, some of the other types of organic pigments that find usage
with water soluble & oil soluble dyes in cosmetics industry include:
|Dye C.I. Number
|Carotene PS 300
|Carmin of Cochineal