Black Onyx is an iron based and is used in most of the black eyeliner formulations. In order to darken a color, it is recommended to mix Black Onyx with another color such as Dark Walnut, Dark Chestnut, Sterling Grey, Jade, Black Pumpkin, Midnight Brown/Black or Moroccan and Blue Corrector.
This carbon black formulation has a very creamy consistency and is applied when your client wants black eyeliner. An excellent choice for highly pigmented, darker skin to achieve the darkest of colors. Carbon base pigments will change to a blue/gray on some skin tones. Never use this color on eyebrows.
Black Pumpkin has been modified and formulated with an orange colorant to assist in reducing the blue/grey undertones. It is created with iron oxide and synthetic organic FDC colorants. This color is a dark rich brown/black. Black Pumpkin can be used on its own or mixed with Midnight Brown/Black. It is tattooed into medium to dark skin tones for very dark eyebrows. It is excellent for eyeliner on all skin tones. Black Pumpkin has intense orange undertones to reduce the changes of blue eyebrows. It will also correct old tattooed blue eyebrows and eyeliner which is a common occurrence with all black pigments.
Bordeaux appears as a very deep wine color in the bottle but presents safely in the skin as pink soft shade. It is formulate with a touch of orange to eliminate the risks a of a healed lip procedure turning blue. Recognizing that red colorants are transparent colors adding a couple drops of Wild Rose helps to support color retention in the mucousal tissue.
The organic deep red base of Cherry Red has fast become a favorite of technicians. To aid in the elimination of the risk of blue spots in the lips, this popular color has been formulated with and orange base. Cherry Red is often used in addition to pigments to increase depth and intensity of lip colors.
Dark Chestnut maintains the same properties, applications and recommendations as does Dark Walnut. The only difference is that Dark Chestnut combined with Black Pumpkin is an excellent choice for eyebrows on darker skin tones.
Dark Walnut is an iron oxide base pigment. Viewed in the bottle, as well as when first tattooed into the skin, this color appears olive green. Dark Walnut will heal into a medium brown color. The olive green is necessary to compensate for the red undertones prevalent in some brown pigments. This modification reduces the risk of your client’s eyebrows turning pink. To test for a color tone and the depth of color, smear a dab on the client’s skin. Dark Walnut can be mixed with any of the eyebrow colors and with some of the camouflaging pigments. Some suggestions on color variations would be mixing in Taupe, Sterling Grey, Black Onyx, Jade or Moroccan, or combination of two of them or more.
Our tried and true brown/black combination has been a favorite and staple in every technician’s tray of pigments. It is the perfect eyeliner combination! This iron oxide base pigment consists of brown and black, resulting in charcoal grey. It is dark and rich in color. Midnight Brown/Black is recommended for darker skin eyebrows and for those who wish to have dark eyeliner. It is a perfect choice for most of your eyeliner procedures regardless of skin color and age. Historically, this color has proven to be on of our most popular colors for 25 years.
Moroccan is an eyebrow choice for skin tones that are medium with an olive undertone. Its medium brown iron oxide provides its popularity. Although this formulation has some warmth in it, it is only less cool and is still dark.