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New Formula! Luster Black Mica: We love to use a touch of this color for deepening pinks and reds in our lip colors and balms. Also fabulous for a sophisticated dark ribbon swirl through lighter soaps. This mica is a Deep Sparkly black in clear soap and a unique medium gray in opaque soap. This Mica is safe for lip and eye shadow products. To create a good color in cold process soap, we used ½ teaspoon of colorant (about 0.15 oz before dispersing) in 1 pound of soap.

Safe for use in lip balms and eye shadows  

To use this mica in Melt and Pour Soap: Wet the mica with rubbing alcohol until a liquid slurry is made. This usually is about a 1:1 mix of mica and rubbing alcohol. Add the desired amount of the slurry to the melted soap and stir to combine.

To use this mica in Cold Process Soap: Combine the mica with a light, liquid oil such as sweet almond or sunflower oil. Mix the mica at a rate of 1 Tbsp of oil to 1 tsp of mica. Increase the amounts as needed. Add this color mixture at trace.


Botanical Name:  Mica, Iron Oxide (CI 77499 & CI 77491), Bismuth Chloride
Common Name:  Mica, Iron Oxide, Bismuth Chloride

Reformulated February 24, 2011


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by julie
on 10/12/2015
I think I may have used too much but it stained me and the tub !! Is this recommended for bath bombs and how can I achieve a dark black without having it stain .... also, does the mica mix in the water because mine floated on top. Please help !
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