Warm red with an orange undertone, sometimes called "lipstick red".
This powder disperses best in liquid oil and oil based products but can also be used in water based products. For dry products, add desired amount of powder to dry ingredients. Incorporate color to formula slowly, using amount as desired. Adding this color to a white base will produce a beautiful pastel color. Adding this color to a clear base will produce a darker true color.

FD&C Red 40 Lake Dye

Red #40 Lake
  • INCI: Red 40 lake Cosmetic Grade but NOT batch certified. USA approved for use: Lips, Eyes, Face. EU approved for use: Lips, Eyes, Face. Recommended for nail polish (pre-wet with alcohol), bath bombs and soap making (stable and but will bleed). For external use only. Keep out of reach of children and pets. Do not inhale. Using too much color may cause staining. Test your final product to insure optimal performance and no staining. Protect work areas and clothing when mixing.