Watermelon Red is a deep red with an orange undertone. This colour concentrate will migrate in Melt and Pour Soap (bleed) so bear this in mind when planning your soap.
Quantities of colour in the picture above from left to right: 5 drops into 100g Clear MP, 5 drops into 100g White MP and 1 drop of this colour in 1 tablespoon of Fine Sea Salt - this is a concentrated colour, so use less for really pastel tones!
Melt & Pour Soap - Yes
Cold Processed Soap - Yes
Liquid Soap & Shampoo- Yes - we recommend a trial batch
Cosmetics including Eye area - Yes
Water Based Lip Products - Fair miscibility - we recommend a trial batch
Oil & Wax Based Lip Products - No
This Colour is a: Liquid Lake Dye (FD & C)
Liquid Dyes are not suitable for Oil based products
Suitable for Bath Bombs, Bubble Bars and Bath Salts
Our colours are concentrated, we recommend diluting in distilled water or glycerine for Bath Fizzies or Salts. This makes it easier to see the depth of colour and avoid over colouring the product. Read How to Avoid Colour Bombing your Bath!
Our Test Results:
Produces a strong red/orange colour at full stength and a paler "red" coloured soap at low concentration. Clear Melt & Pour and Transparent Soap will remain transparent with this colour, and when used in White Soap Base the colour will be pastel shade.
pH sensitivity: Stable in high pH products
Colour Fading: This colour is somewhat light sensitive and will fade over time
Colour Bleeding (Migration): This colour will bleed and migrate in MP and to a lesser degree in Cold Process Soap
|Colour Bleeding (migration):||Yes|
|Cold Process Soap (stable At High PH):||Yes, stable|
|Colour Cosmetics - Eyes:||Yes|
|Colour Cosmetics - Skin:||Yes|
|Emulsions (ie Lotions):||Yes|
|Lip Products:||Yes, but this form is not soluble in oil and waxed based products|
|Melt & Pour Soap:||Yes|
|Oil Soluble Or Dispersible:||No|
|Pigment Or Dye:||Dye|
|Scrubs, Anhydrous Products:||No, use the powdered form|
|Water Soluble Or Dispersible:||Miscible in water|