Pigment Red 57 (CI 15850)

Pigment Red 57 is used as a direct dye in semi-permanent hair colorants formulations and Color Conditioners or as color additive to impart a orange-red-brownish (depending on concentration and solvent) color to cosmetic products. Hair colorants are an extremely wide variety of molecules that are already intensely colored. As Hair colorant it is mostly used in semi-permanent products as direct dyes don't penetrate very deeply into the hair.