Deep, earthy brick red. Red Oxide is not a bright colour, but similar to red ochre and great for rustic, earthy type soaps and mineral make up. If you want to liven this colour but keep the earthy feel you can use Carmine Liquid Dispersion or Brites for CP Pink.
Melt & Pour Soap - Yes, but hydrate first
Cold Processed Soap - Yes
Cosmetics including Eye area - Yes
Lip Products - Yes
Suitable for Mineral Makeup - Yes
This Colour is a: Non bleeding Pigment Powder
Suitable For Liquid Products - No
Usage Guide Range: from 1/2 teaspoon per kg of soap
Our Test Results:
Hydrate in Water or Oil prior to use to avoid speckling.
Produces a dark brick "red ochre" at full stength, but pastel pink at low concentrations or when mixed in white soap base.
pH sensitivity: Stable in high pH products such as CP Soap
Colour Fading: This colour is not light sensitive and not prone to fading
Colour Bleeding (Migration): Non bleeding, suitable for embedding, layering and swirling
|Colour Bleeding (migration):||No|
|Cold Process Soap (stable At High PH):||Yes|
|Colour Cosmetics - Eyes:||Yes|
|Colour Cosmetics - Skin:||Yes|
|Melt & Pour Soap:||Yes, liquefy first using water, sodium lactate or glycerine. Note that this is a heavy pigment so overuse will have fallout|
|Oil Soluble Or Dispersible:||Miscible in oil|
|Pigment Or Dye:||Pigment|