What does Batch certified mean?

What does Batch certified mean?

This means that FDA chemists have analyzed a sample from the batch and have found that it meets the requirements for composition and purity stated in the regulation—called a “listing regulation”—for that color additive.

What does Redken certified mean?

The Redken Haircolor Certification is an advanced level exam that assesses your technical skills, knowledge of Redken products and principles, and your approach to creating specific outcomes.

What is the difference between lakes and dyes?

Answer: Dye colors are water soluble and can be man-made or natural. These colors produce very vibrant hues and stay clear in clear bases. Lake colors are man-made and an oil dispersible combination of dyes and a substrate material such as aluminium or barium. They tend to slightly cloud clear bases.

Can I use lakes in soap?

Use in Soap We do not recommend using dyes and lakes in bar soap. While they are stable, overuse can cause staining, and they will bleed (migrate). Additionally, UV light exposure will cause them to fade.

What is a Colour technician in hairdressing?

The Level 3 colour technician is an advanced hairdressing qualification covering commercial techniques in progressive cutting, colouring, colour correction, bridal hair and supervisory and management skills including running promotions, health and safety requirements and improving revenue in sales.

How do you become a Redken educator?


  1. At least 2 years with cosmetology license currently working in a Redken Salon.
  2. Salon or Suite must carry minimum of 2 Redken color brands, haircare & styling.

Why are dyes called lake?

The term “lake” is derived from the term lac, the secretions of the Indian wood insect Kerria lacca (formerly Laccifer lacca or Coccus lacca). It has the same root as the word lacquer, and comes originally from the Hindi word lakh, through the Arabic word lakk and the Persian word lak.

Is Redken a salon brand?

The company was founded in 1960 by Jheri Redding and Paula Kent, thus the name, “Red-ken.” Redken pioneered the “Scientific Approach to Beauty,” and revolutionized the professional salon business by introducing the concept of protein reconditioning and developing new protein based products, which they patented.

How do you become a color technician?

Entry. Colour technologists need a degree in science or engineering. A background in colour science, manufacturing and process engineering, analytical chemistry, chemical engineering, or textile technology and colouration will prove hugely beneficial.