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Mica Powder

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A natural shimmer mineral pigment from the mineral Muscovite Mica that can replace talc as a filler in loose & pressed make-up!

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

Natural shimmer pigment from the mineral Muscovite Mica (potassium aluminum silicate).
 
Translucent and colourless (not coated with titanium dioxide or iron oxides).
 
Cosmetic-grade fineness (particle size < 15 microns).
 
Permitted exempt colour for cosmetic use.
 
Purity > 98%. Grey-white free-flowing powder.
Insoluble but miscible in water. Particle CAS# 12001-26-2.
 
Properties
Filler and texturiser for improved skin feel, increases slip & aids skin adhesion, acts as bulking agent in emulsions, reduces greasiness of oil-containing formulas, can replace talc as filler, anti-caking properties (prevents clumping).
 
Products to use it in
Loose & pressed makeup powders, colour cosmetics (lipsticks, eye cosmetics), creams, lotions.

HOW TO USE IT

Dosage
Add as is to formulas, typical use levels: 10-40% when used as filler, 3-6% when used to reduce greasiness of oil-containing products.
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