Tangerine Mica is a lively orange which is a lovely, clean orange colour. Great for blending lipsticks, and in lip balm of course, Tangerine Mica is great in all applications. Tangerine Mica exhibits a medium level of sheen and is stable in CP and MP Soap.
For accurate measuring of Micas (especially if blending for Mineral Makeup) we stock Pigment Scoops.
Melt & Pour Soap - Yes
Cold Processed Soap - Yes
Bath Bombs - Yes. We recommend the inclusion of Polysorbate 80 with Micas in Bath Bombs.
Cosmetics including Eye area - Yes
Lip Products – Not certified
Oil Based Sugar Scrubs: Yes
This Colour is a: Non bleeding Mica
Liquid Soaps – No - pigment will settle to the bottom of the bottle over time
Usage Guide Range: from 1 teaspoon (3 – 4g) per 500g of soap
Our Test Results:
Produces a pearlescent crisp orange colour in clear MP Soap Base and a pastel but apricot tone with no shimmer in white MP Soap Base. In CP produces a good depth of colour at fair concentration or more pastel if used at lower concentration.
pH sensitivity: Stable in high pH products such as CP Soap
Colour Fading: This colour is not light sensitive and not prone to fading
Colour Bleeding (Migration): Non bleeding, suitable for embedding, layering and swirling
Micas can be mixed in a little Fragrance, Water or Oil to moisten before use – Oil is the easiest for Micas. This will minimise clumping and/or speckling.
Note: Our Micas are packed in resealable vials, tubs or jars unless purchasing 500g and above or surplus stock.
|INCI:||Mica, Titanium Dioxide, Tin Oxide, Iron Oxide|
|Ingredients:||Mica, Titanium Dioxide, Tin Oxide, Iron Oxide|
|Colour Bleeding (migration):||No|
|Cold Process Soap (stable At High PH):||Yes|
|Colour Cosmetics - Eyes:||Yes|
|Colour Cosmetics - Skin:||Yes|
|Emulsions (ie Lotions):||Yes|
|Lip Products:||Not certified|
|Melt & Pour Soap:||Yes, liquefy first using water, sodium lactate or glycerine|
|Oil Soluble Or Dispersible:||Miscible in oil|
|Pigment Or Dye:||Pigment|
|Scrubs, Anhydrous Products:||Yes, use about 1/4 teaspoon per 450g scrub|