Heavy Metal Gold Mica: This bright gold has the slightest shimmer to it and looks amazing in clear melt and pour soap. Check out some soap Anne-Marie made with our Heavy Metal Gold Mica here. This mica also makes a neutral looking eye shadow with a little pizazz. We can’t get enough of our Heavy Metal Gold! To create the color in the sample of melt and pour soap above, we used ½ teaspoon of colorant (about 0.15 oz before dispersing) in 1 pound of soap.
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.
Not recommended for Cold Process Soap as it can cause DOS (dreaded orange spots) and morphs to a brown/green color.
Safe for use in eye shadows
Botanical Name: Bronze Powder (CI 77400), Silica
Common Name: Bronze Powder, Silica