Makeup Dyes and Stains

For people with vitiligo, dyes and stains can be made and ordered to help conceal their vitiligo. They come in a variety of shades and intensities depending on the skin of the user. Dyes and Stains are primarily for short term use and can be removed with relative ease.

What are Makeup Dyes and Stains?

Skin dyes are pigmented dyes safe for use on the skin. They come in a variety of shades to best match the patients skin. They can be applied with Q-tips or cloths depending upon the size of the area being covered. Color develops within 4-6 hours after application. More layers of dye can be applied after 6 hours to darken the skin to its desired tone. Do not was the area for 6 hours after final layer application.


How well do Makeup Dyes and Stains hold up?

The lasting period of the dye depends upon the product. Some are meant to be washed off whenever the user desires, and some are meant to last for 4-7 days. These are all dependent upon the product, the maintenance of dye by the user, and the natural shedding of skin cells.

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