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nat·u·ral pig·ment

a naturally occurring colored compound; absorbs light in the visible range of the electromagnetic spectrum. Compare: structural color.
Synonym(s): biochrome
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The China Natural Pigment Industry 2015 Market Research Report is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Natural Pigment industry.
A spokeswoman for the company said Fenchem manufactures natural Vitamin E, natural pigment products and phytate in China.
The "tan jab" works by increasing the levels of melanin - the body's natural pigment that protects the skin from the sun - resulting in a sunless suntan.
natronolimnaea biomass could create suitable egg yolk color and it is proper natural pigment.
Blending anthocyanins with paprika extracts results in a bright red color, which cannot be obtained with only one natural pigment.
Scientists have speculated that N-acetyl glucosamine (a stabilized form of glucosamine) and niacinamide (a B vitamin) might promote a more even skin tone by reducing the production of melanin, the skin's natural pigment.
The 5% chamomile extract in Klorane shampoo contains the natural pigment apigenin, which is proven to gradually and naturally enhance blond highlights.
said Wednesday it will launch astaxanthin, a natural pigment and antioxidant, within this year as a food supplement to help strengthen the immune system, slow down the skin's aging process and alleviate muscle fatigue.
The artifacts and the skeleton were covered with powdered red ochre, a natural pigment, indicating a burial ceremony.
Urucum, or Bixa orellana, is best known as the source of the natural pigment annatto, produced from the fruit.
Even after the coldest weather is over, the chlorophyll, the natural pigment in all plants that turns them green, is still breaking down, and this carries on after the coldest snaps, until the weather starts to heat up again.
1) Curcumin, the natural pigment that gives the curry spice turmeric its yellow color, is known for its potent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.