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Why choose egg oil tempera?

Egg oil tempera is a traditional and natural color that has been used for centuries. First as an artist's color when egg was still expensive and exclusive and over time more and more as a color in interior design. It has many advantages over modern paints, such as its luster, durability, natural ingredients and breathability. In this article, we'll go over some of the top reasons why you should consider using egg oil tempera for your next painting project.


Egg oil tempera is a very hard and durable paint that can last for several decades. It ages beautifully and acquires a unique patina over time. The color does not flake and does not need to be repainted as often as many other colors.

Natural ingredients

Egg oil tempera consists of natural ingredients such as eggs, linseed oil and pigments. This makes it an excellent choice considering the environment and sustainability over time.

Diffusion open color

Egg oil tempera is a diffusion open paint, meaning it allows moisture to pass through it. This makes it suitable for use on older buildings and historic homes that need to be able to breathe to avoid moisture problems.

Beautiful appearance

Egg oil tempera gives a unique and beautiful surface that is difficult to achieve with other colors. This is thanks to the fact that we use natural pigments that reflect the light in a completely unique way. It has a soft and matte sheen that highlights the natural beauty of the wood and creates a timeless feel.


Easy to work with

Egg oil tempera is easy to paint with and can be used on most surfaces, including wood, plaster, and plaster. It also does not require any special preparation of the substrate, which makes it easy to use.

In conclusion, egg oil tempera is an excellent choice for those looking for a durable, natural and beautiful color for their home. With its simple ingredients, breathability and unique appearance, egg oil tempera offers many advantages over modern paints.

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