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    Default Freezring and coloring fragrance

    Hi all :
    After dissolving the essential oil with alcohol , I want to color it, what suggestions? And what colored materials are called.
    My second and important question: Is there a so-called saving perfume after making it in a freezer or refrigerator? What are the appropriate temperatures? And is there so-called fermentation?

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    Hi William,

    the colour additives used in fragrances are primarily dyes - meaning that they are soluble in the medium. Search for cosmetic dyes. Most water soluble dyes are also soluble in ethanol.

    The fragrance may be refrigerated to precipitate lipids (fats, waxes, etc.), or very gently warmed to promote maturation, but after that it should ideally be stored at room temperature or slightly below. A cellar is good for longer term storage.

    Fermentation won't occur if the alcohol content is above 20% volume. For solubility reasons, it should ideally be about 95% volume.

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    William
    I have tried food dyes in fragrance and the colour is not stable, particularly red, it fades over time. If you do try let us know your results.
    I'm surprised our usual suppliers haven't seen this as an opportunity to extend their product lines as I would certainly purchase dyes that can be used in fragrances. I have contacted one of them and got a straight out "no we don't sell dyes" . Hint hint. There's a potential market there.

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    Default Re: Freezring and coloring fragrance

    Kennel, a U.V. filter should help to keep the colour more stable. See below for options:

    http://www.thegoodscentscompany.com/.../uvfilter.html

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    Default Re: Freezring and coloring fragrance

    Quote Originally Posted by William.adam View Post
    Hi all :
    After dissolving the essential oil with alcohol , I want to color it, what suggestions? And what colored materials are called.
    My second and important question: Is there a so-called saving perfume after making it in a freezer or refrigerator? What are the appropriate temperatures? And is there so-called fermentation?
    Does this help?

    https://www.chemistrystore.com/Products-D_C_Dyes.html

    https://www.pylamdyes.com/products/personal-care

    https://lemelange.com/fdc-liquid-gel...r-soluble.aspx

    http://www.fromnaturewithlove.com/li...usageguide.asp

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    Default Re: Freezring and coloring fragrance

    Quote Originally Posted by Pears View Post
    Kennel, a U.V. filter should help to keep the colour more stable. See below for options:

    http://www.thegoodscentscompany.com/.../uvfilter.html
    Thanks for that Pears.
    K

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    Default Re: Freezring and coloring fragrance

    Quote Originally Posted by Pears View Post
    Kennel, a U.V. filter should help to keep the colour more stable. See below for options:

    http://www.thegoodscentscompany.com/.../uvfilter.html
    Is there some way to determine what/which to use for a purpose or color?
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