Pigment Definition & Meaning

11 Aug.,2022

 

what are pigments

what are pigments

Noun

Chlorophyll is a group of green pigments.

Melanin is a pigment that gives color to skin and fur.

Albinos lack normal skin pigment.

Pigments are used to give color to paint, ink, and plastic.

Red pigment is mixed into the ink.

Recent Examples on the Web: Noun

Their skin has more melanin, a skin pigment that interferes with measuring the oxygen level in the blood.

A. Ian Wong, STAT, 8 July 2022

Thompson swiped a nude glossy pigment on the lips to bring the whole look together.

Gabi Thorne, Allure, 23 June 2022

Prussian blue is the first modern synthetic pigment.

Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica, 20 June 2022

Not bad for a pigment that was only created by accident!

Eva Amsen, Forbes, 17 June 2022

For example, many of his works are created using Cochineal, a traditional red pigment from Mexico that became popular in Europe after it was discovered by Spanish colonizers in the 16th century.

Fiona Sinclair Scott, CNN, 14 May 2022

This set of sponges is earth friendly and Forest Stewardship Council certified, and features just five ingredients to create—water, corn, bionanopol, a natural preservative, and a natural pigment.

Tiffany Dodson, Harper's BAZAAR, 28 Apr. 2022

Nail Art Appliqué, added atop a soft pigment like baby blue or a blushing pink.

Kiana Murden, Vogue, 12 Apr. 2022

Extreme Length mascara is a two-in-one product that has a conditioning primer on one end and a lengthening and volumizing pigment on the other.

Danielle Directo-meston, The Hollywood Reporter, 19 Feb. 2022

Recent Examples on the Web: Verb

Those extra pathways can pigment terms, weaponize musical notes, or even ruin a first date with a rather putrid-tasting name.

Marion Renault, Popular Science, 27 Dec. 2020

Last year, UOMA Beauty came out the gate with inclusive foundation shades, literal Badass lipsticks, highly pigmented eyeshadows for darker skin tones, game-changing concealers, and more.

Asia Milia Ware, Teen Vogue, 27 Feb. 2020

This under eye treatment is actually pigmented to act as a light concealer for those who may want extra coverage or who want to go makeup-free.

Popular Science, 3 Nov. 2019

Good Dye Young Poser Paste ($18) is a waxy styling pomade that's incredibly pigmented and has a pleasant citrus smell.

Louryn Strampe, Wired, 2 May 2020

It's highly pigmented and covers both spots and under eyes equally well.

Glamour, 20 Mar. 2019

On top of that, the lipstick is also surprisingly pigmented.

Devon Abelman, Allure, 1 Nov. 2019

Upon application to the cheeks, it was highly pigmented and a bit unnatural, but after a few moments, the color seemingly seeped into my skin, blending perfectly under a layer of powdered foundation.

Teen Vogue, 17 May 2019

Judging by the very first pictures of the collection, the lipsticks, which have been in the pipeline for two years, look brilliantly pigmented.

Jacqueline Kilikita, refinery29.com, 21 Jan. 2020

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