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  • Sindoor is a traditional red or orange-red colored cosmetic powder from the Indian subcontinent, usually worn by married women along the parting of their hair.
  • In Hindu tradition, the practice of wearing sindoor by married women is explained through popular myths.
  • According to scholars, red
    is the colour of power and sindoor therefore represents the female energy of Sati and Parvati.
  • The red sindoor was made at home from turmeric and alum.
  • The main component of traditional sindoor is usually vermilion.
  • Modern sindoor mainly uses vermilion, which is an orange-red pigment.
  • sindoor being red works as a very symbolic element for power, and the honor which an Indian bride carries of being married.
  • The ritual of applying sindoor is followed in almost all the religions of India, making it an important part for the conclusion of the marriage ceremony.
  • Sindoor is most important beauty item for wedded women, devotion and other purposes.
  • Most of the sindoor available in market are made from synthetic dyes, filler materials, lime and salts of lead and mercury to provide fast and brilliant red shades.
General Information &  Process
  • Sindoor general information
  • The Bindi and the Sindoor
  • About Sindoor
  • Culture - Traditions
  • Vermilion information
  • Development of natural dye based sindoor
  • Natural dye based sindoor

Company Profiles & Consultancy

  • Company from China
  • Company from India
  • Consultant from India
  • Another consultant from India


  • A Potential New Risk for Developing Excess Lead Levels
  • The Hazards of Synthetic Sindoor
  • Sources of Lead Other than Lead-Based Paint
  • Some important products contain lead
  • Kumkum Dermatitis

Product & Uses

  • Sindoor
  • Liquid Sindoor
  • New Liquid Sindoor
  • Bindu, Sindur, Kumkum
  • How to prepare a Havan
  • Sindoor Used At Indian Weddings
  • Fax Cover Sheet
  • Bindya Chamkegi
  • Importance of sindoor in Indian weddings
  • Health Department warns consumers not to use Illinois firmís Swad brand Sindoor: Product contains high levels of lead
  • Marriage Planning - Sindoor
  • Kohl and sindoor: the potential source of lead poisoning

Raw Material Suppliers

  • Alum Suppliers
  • Alum Indian Suppliers
  • Cinnabar selling leads
  • Red Lead Indian Suppliers
  • Lime Exporters
  • Suppliers of Mercury Sulfide
  • Mercury Sulfide Exporters
  • Red lead selling leads
  • Exporters of Vermilion
  • Selling leads of Turmeric
  • Suppliers of Turmeric
  • Suppliers & manufacturers of Vermilion


  • Suppliers of Sindoor
  • Suppliers & Selling Leads of Sindoor

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