How do I Know if I Can Use Certain Dyes in the US?

I just wanted to clear up a couple of things regarding dyes and the fda as there seems to still be a lot of confusion surrounding what is and isn't allowed when it comes to cosmetic products. 1. The regulations differ for importers of colourant additives, suppliers of … [Read more...]

FDA Batch Certification Color Additive Regulations

This is a pdf I made up a while ago regarding the FDA Batch Certification regulations. I actually sent an email to the FDA enquiring about their batch certification regulations as they seemed overly strict - to the point where I figured I must be misinterpreting them. Turned out … [Read more...]

A Comprehensive Guide to Lakes & Dyes – Body Bonbon DIY

So¬†I've noticed that there seems to be a lot of confusion surrounding¬†what can and can't be used in bath bombs and what the different colourants actually are. I think this is partly because when we talk about colourants we throw around words like "dye" and "food colouring" in a … [Read more...]

Colourants Exempt from Certification – Irena Marchu

This was compiled by Irena Marchu based on information taken from the FDA website. There's 65 colors are exempt from certification of FDA. Our mica glitters and matte pigments ingredients are mica, iron oxides, and titanium dioxides, ultramarines etc., these ingredients are all … [Read more...]