Dear Valued Customers,

Our warehouse will be temporarily closed due to a COVID-19 positive case. Any orders placed from Friday 15 October will be packed and processed after our warehouse is deep cleaned and re-opens on Friday 29 October. We apologise for any inconvenience and would like to provide a special free shipping offer below.  

Thanks from N-essentials team.

FREE STANDARD SHIPPING for orders $50 or more to anywhere in Australia!
Select "Free Shipping" option at Checkout. 
Offer valid until Thursday 28 October 2021 AEST.
Not valid with any other offer. Offer can't be applied to existing yet-to-be-fulfilled orders.
Orders will be dispatched in priority order when we re-open on 29 Oct 2021.


Buy colourants from N-Essentials today!

N-Essentials takes delight in providing you with a wide selection of colourants to be used in your desired application. Having added to your products, soap colours and mica colours play a great deal in attracting customers especially if you are a manufacturer or a product maker. This is why we stock Australia’s finest colourants all for one reason - to give you convenient and easy shopping experience. 
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Colourants are storming today’s market and are greatly available in different options whether you are planning to add colours to your paintings, clothes, photographs, and many others. Colourants have been in use for decades for countless reasons and at the present time, they have been massively used in the cosmetic industry with the obvious purpose of adding distinctive shades to any skincare and body care products.

As it is known, colourants can either be dyes or pigments. Dyes are water-soluble substances that impart or transfer colours from a solution in water. Pigments, on the other hand, are water-insoluble substances that are applied not as solutions but mixed with a liquid. They provide colour, shine, and opacity, and are mainly used in paints, ink, cosmetic products, and many others. 

Our colourants are composed of pigments including activated charcoal, fluorescent pigments, iron oxides, mica pigments and pearlescent pigments. 

Inorganic pigments like our iron oxides are highly-refined pigments that have been neutralised for cosmetic use. They come in various colours to be used in different cosmetic formulations. 

Organic pigments, as opposed to inorganic pigments, are more intense in colour. An example of this is our mica pearlescent pigments that are an excellent substitute for makeup colours, eyeshadows, lipsticks, and creams. It can also be used in making homemade liquid soaps, cold process soaps, and bath bombs. 

However, not all organic pigments are suitable for use in cosmetics. 

Mica colours are pigments that have been naturally extracted from stone minerals with shiny flakes. What gives mica colours its distinctive shine is its multi-sided colour that is partly due to titanium dioxide. Regarded as the most used colourant, mica colours are enormously used in cosmetic or body care applications such as making bath bombs, soaps, and eye shadows. 

In soapmaking, mica works best in clear melt and pour soap applications. It does not clump, however, it tends to be unstable at times in cold process soap. To prevent this, titanium dioxide is added to permit a level of stability not feasible with mica. Titanium dioxide is an ideal ingredient as it also has brightening, thickening, and lubricating properties that help protect the skin.


N-Essentials stocks effective colourants to buy online that are ready to be distributed within Australia and across the globe. We have all the colours you need for any of your desired applications – may it be soap colours or makeup colours. 

Share this with your friends! Visit our website and hover through to each of our product and read product descriptions for more information about their skin-friendly properties, and check what pricing and packaging options are available.