Can you dye baby powder and keep it powder?


Say I want to dye talcum powder or cornstarch powder red, blue, gray, whatever - but in the end, I still need it as a powder.
Is there a way to do this?

rickharris6 years ago
Not and still use it as baby powder!! I hope

Talc and corn starch will clump if they get wet so your going to have to look for a dry colourant as suggested. powder paint suggests it's self
orksecurity6 years ago
The only answer I can imagine working is to mix it with another powder which has the appropriate color. Be sure the pick a colorant which won't interfere with your intended eventual use of the material... which probably means a pigment rather than a dye, and perhaps a nontoxic pigment.

Websearching "nontoxic pigment" ought to give you some ideas.
justjimAZ (author)  orksecurity6 years ago
OK. I will Google nontoxic pigment. Thanks.