What is Carmine?
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Would You Put Insects in your FACE????
Do you eat insects?… Do you wear insects? Did you know Carmine also known as:
* E120 Carmine
* E120 Cochineal extract
* CI 75470
(E120: Carmine, Carminic acid, Cochineal. Origin: Natural red food colour isolated from the insects Dactylopius coccus, living on different species of succulents. E120(i) is the pure colour, whereas E120(ii) is the crude extract.)
What Exactly Goes on?
Natural red food colour that is isolated from the insects(Cochineal) Dactylopius coccus, living on different species of succulents.
E120(i) is the pure colour,
is an insect that is crushed alived to put in EYESHADOWS, LIPSTICKS, EYELINER, BLUSH, LIPGLOSS, FOUNDATION, MASCARA basically alot of makeup companies include it in their beauty products( Except if they are an all Vegan and Cruelty-Free company! Or have vegan friendly options!)
Did You know?
It takes 700,000 Female Cochineals to be crushed alived to make 1 pound of red carmine. There’s lots of Earthlings who are allergic to Carmine worldwide. Obviously Carmine isn’t Vegan. So watch out for it!
It’s in many food products as well, and in clothes dye.
Hope this quick information can help you!!!
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Posted on September 19, 2014, in Animal By Products, Vegan Lifestyle Blogger, VeganmakeupShare and tagged bug, bugs, Carmine, cochineal, Creestaaal, crushed bugs, makeup, not vegan, Vegan, vegan beauty, Vegan Blogger, whats in your makeup. Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.
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