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Carmine (powdered)

# KC-403
Carmine (powdered)

9/17/2014 Price Update: Our original Source for Carmine is not longer able to provide the product. In the meantime we are offering a similar product but at a greatly increased price.

Swatched Nail Polish Melt & Pour Soap Cold Process Soap

Ingredients:Carmine

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Sample (2.5g)  $2.50
1 ounce  $39.00
4 ounces  $140.00
1 pound  $550.00
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Customer Reviews
1s1s1s1s0sdark red
By Judith
It does lend a red color but the texture reminds me of talc or chalk and rubs off too easy. dyes my wool roving well though. =)

1s1s1s1s1sPerfect
By Tawnya
If you like a retro, pin-up kind of red for your lipstick you won't be able to do it without this! There's a reason it's been in use forever and hasn't been replaced by a vegan alternative.

1s1s1s1s1sWonderful
By Katherine
I had been having quite a lot of trouble finding just the right red lipstick for myself. I finally decided to make my own, and bought the TKB Lipstick Base along with a few of the red pigments. After experimenting with about 8 different combinations, just using the straight carmine powder in a high concentration won hands down. The color is just spectacular--it comes out as a bold, deep, pure red that does indeed look very pin-up like. I just love it.

1s1s1s1s1sA classic red
By Heather
I can't believe there aren't many reviews on this! It is simply the reddest red you will ever find. Unfortunately it is not vegan, but if you (or your customers) can get over that it is made out of cochineal bugs then you are in for a treat! There are so many uses for this fire engine red, and it can be mixed with other oxides to get even more great colors (try with omega blue to get a very true purple!). If it wasn't so expensive I would buy it by the pound :)

1s1s1s1s1sAbsolutely Glorious
By Tia
This is my FAVORITE pigments to use in lipsticks. It creates that classic-red hue that you just can't get with any combination of iron oxides alone. A must have if you are aiming for a true red lip color. Also gives "warmth" to purple eyeshadows.

1s1s1s1s1sPERFECT Red
By Elizabeth
Plays very well with nail polish, and creates the truest, red-red that you can find! A little makes a lovely jelly base for glitters, a bit more for a great red creme.

1s1s1s1s0sBeautiful But...
By Kristen
This is a stunning red, and I am quite pleased with this for use in my soaps and Lip products. However, it is clumpy and doesn't mix into Nail Polish well at all. At least not in my base it doesn't... Sad because I LOVE THIS RED!! But I'm not sure what else to do to it to make it work. I guess I'm going back to my Original Hot Mama! ;)

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