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Doc Hinkle's Original Paint-On Easter Egg Dye Coloring Kit

Experience the fun of making colorful eggs using miniature bottles full of vibrant dyes and extra long cotton tips.

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Doc Hinkle Easter Egg Dye (PAINT-ON™)

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  • AN EASTER TRADITION - over 100 years

  • AUTHENTIC - made in PA Dutch Country, originators of egg-dyeing in the U.S.

  • FAST - dries quickly

  • FUN - cute bottles and cotton-tipped applicators create enjoyment for all ages

  • COMPLETE - nothing else to buy

Introducing for 2017, our new
Vintage Doc Hinkle Egg Twirler Kit

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A faithful reproduction of our 1940s design. The Egg Twirler is vintage cast iron and allows you to twirl the egg while you paint lines and designs. Simply turn the hand crank to spin the egg. The Egg Twirler also helps to hold the bottles securely for less mess. Kit includes: cast iron Egg Twirler, 4 colors of dye, and 4 cotton tipped applicators. Reusable year after year. Our standard Doc Hinkle’s Dye Kit serves as a refill for the Egg Twirler. Made in the USA.
While our major competitors make their dye kits in China, Doc Hinkle's is proudly made in the USA. The dye itself is handcrafted in small batches right here in Pennsylvania Dutch Country. We bottle and pack everything ourselves. Our colors and other ingredients along with all our packaging are all manufactured in the USA. This approach is certainly not the cheapest, but we think it’s the best to provide quality and tradition to your Easter festivities.

Our dye is not simply food coloring in a fancy package. It is not just a dip product like all the others. It’s a true paint-on product that dries to a water-resistant shine. The gloss and paint-like nature of Doc Hinkle’s is not available in any other product. We don’t do stickers, glitter, or googly eyes. We make a unique and American product that lets you get the most out of the creative tradition of dyeing Easter eggs.

For quite some time, Doc Hinkle’s Dye has come in small bottles with a square bottom. They were originally glass but then switched over to plastic. For 2014 we have changed to new bottles. It is not a decision that we made lightly and we know that some of long-customers will be disappointed, but the change was required in order for Doc Hinkle's to continue. Obtaining the custom bottles became harder and harder each year, even as the price went up and quality went down. Last year, we could no longer get the bottles made in the USA and we had to import them. At this point we decided to switch to a more standard bottle that is made in the USA. The new bottles also help resist spills because they are connected and less likely to tip over. Rest assured that the dye itself has not changed. We have not decreased the amount of dye either.

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