INCI: Annato extract

What is Annato extract?

Annatto extract is a natural pigment, obtained from the seed of annatto tree (Bixa Orellana), found mainly on tropics. It is leached from the pericarp of seed by using food grade solvents.

Use & Benefits

Its orange-red pigment, used mainly to impart color/fragrance to cosmetics like lotions, gels, suntan products, eye makeup, etc.