Article by: Perry Romanowski

Today we are having a special webinar examining the use of colors in cosmetics. You can sign up for the webinar here.

Sign up for the Colors in Cosmetic webinar

This is a free webinar and it is being conducted by one of the industry experts in color cosmetics and makeup technology Kelly Dobos.

In this webinar you’ll learn…

  • The difference between pigments, dyes, and effects
  • Properties of colorants and what they mean in formulation
  • Importance of pigment dispersion
  • How you evaluate color
  • The general rules for colorant selection

If you are wondering what these color molecules are and some of the regulations that go into picking the right one for your formula, this is a webinar you won’t want to miss.  Even if you can’t make it at the scheduled time you can sign up and be alerted when the replay is available.

Colors in Cosmetics

Did you know that of all the chemicals used in cosmetics, the most highly regulated is Colors?  In fact, the FDA specifies the allowable ingredients for coloring cosmetics. If it is not on the list of approved colorants it is illegal to use a colorant in a cosmetic produced for the United States market.  Colors are similarly regulated in the EU, Japan and around the world.  If you’re making cosmetics be sure you know the legality of the colors that you are using.  And remember, just because something is natural does not mean it’s legal to use.


About the Author

Perry Romanowski

Perry has been formulating cosmetic products and inventing solutions to solve consumer problems since the early 1990’s. Additionally, he has written and edited numerous articles and books, taught continuing education classes for industry scientists, and developed successful websites. His latest book is Beginning Cosmetic Chemistry 3rd Edition published by Allured.

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    Kim Young

    Is it possible to hear a replay of this webinar on cosmetic colorants?

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