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What is Holi/Throwing Powder?
Holi Powder is manufactured from the raw materials that are approved for use in food and/or cosmetic applications. In other words it’s completely safe for skin contact in this application.
Where is it made?
Our powder is proudly made in England; so we can be confident in saying we know exactly what goes into it and exactly what you'll be throwing at each other.
Can this powder be used for all types of events?
Holi festivals, colour runs, sporting events, charity events - you name it. The product is safe for everyone to use, it's up to you what you choose to do with it.
Is it safe, Is it toxic?
Holi Powder is completely safe and non-toxic; However, with any fine powder we would recommend protective measures such as wearing mask and goggles or similar, to protect eyes and avoid inhaling excessive quantities. Throwing powders are a lot of fun, but should ALWAYS be used responsibly.
Will it wash of skin?
Yes, with a bit of soap and water the colour will wash from hair and skin - don't worry if it doesn't come out straight away. In cases of heavy powdering! Temporary colouration of hair and skin can happen, repeat washing may be necessary.
Will it stain clothing and surfaces?
Here at Essentials we endeavour to make our colours as stain free as possible, however, in some conditions and on some surfaces staining can occur. If staining is a concern pre-test on a sample surface, under the conditions required. Cleaning Tips – Use detergents and if necessary stain removers on clothing.
Is it environmentally friendly or bio-degradable?
As Holi Powder is almost entirely food grade raw materials there will be minimal impact on the environment.
What packages are offered?
We supply Holi powder in 15Kg bulk boxes, bag in a box. These are an ideal size for hulking around a throwing station or for those who what to package up into smaller sachets themselves. We also offer our throwing powder pre packed in 60g sachets. Just inform us of your preference and we’ll get it shipped out to you as soon as we can.
Where is it made?
Feel Assured. Our Powder is Made right here in the North of England! We know exactly what goes into our Holi Powder.
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