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Mica, Mermaid




Mermaid tails, deep blue waters, the colour of shimmering waves.  This mica is more of a teal than a blue. It works beautifully in both melt and pour and cold process soap.  When applied straight on the skin, it is a strong teal with plenty of sparkle.   

Product Suitability:

Melt & Pour Soap - Yes
Cold Processed Soap - Yes
Bath Bombs - Yes.  We recommend the inclusion of Polysorbate 80 with Micas in Bath Bombs.
Eye area - Yes
Lip Products - No
Oil Based Sugar Scrubs: Yes
This Colour is a:  Non bleeding Mica

Usage guide:  Start with about 0.25 teaspoon per half kilo of a scrub, bath bombs, etc.  For melt and pour soap, mix 1 teaspoon with 1 tablespoon of 99 percent isopropyl alcohol.  Add 0.5 tsp. of dispersed mica at a time to the melted soap. For cold process, mix 1 teaspoon with 1 tablespoon of lightweight oil.  Add 1 tsp. of dispersed mica at a time to the melted soap.

Our Test Results:

Produces a rich teal green in clear MP Soap Base and a seagreen colour with no shimmer in white MP Soap Base. This mica performs beautifully in cold process soap. and stays very true to its colour.  Graphics show 1 teaspoon mica in 450g of soap
pH sensitivity:  Stable in high pH products such as CP Soap
Colour Fading:  This colour is not prone to fading
Colour Bleeding (Migration):  Non bleeding, suitable for embedding, layering and swirling

Note: Our Micas  are packed in resealable vials, tubs or jars unless purchasing 500g and above or surplus stock.

INCI: Mica, Titanium Dioxide, Iron Oxide, Chromium Oxide Green
Ingredients: Mica, Titanium Dioxide, Iron Oxide, Chrome Green Oxide
Colour Bleeding (migration): No
Cold Process Soap (stable At High PH): Stable
Colour Cosmetics - Eyes: Yes
Colour Cosmetics - Skin: Yes
Emulsions (ie Lotions): Yes
Lip Products: No
Melt & Pour Soap: Yes, liquefy first, or use the cubes/blocks
Oil Soluble Or Dispersible: Miscible in oil
Pigment Or Dye: Pigment
Scrubs, Anhydrous Products: Yes, use about 1/4 teaspoon per 450g scrub
Vegan: Yes