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Tree-hugging consumers prefer the natural colors that mica iron oxide powders provide. Because they are natural there is no maximum on the levels used in your production of cosmetics. Safe for your body, yes even eyes, only red is lip safe. All US sourced, matte finish, neutral PH, non-fading, & water or oil soluble. Fine particle size range from 0.3 - 1 micron.

You receive 1 teaspoon by measure estimated 5 grams by weight of each for a total of 8 teaspoons 40 grams of the following:

Blue Ultra Marine Oxide
Brown Ultra Oxide
Green Ultra Oxide
Pink Ultra Marine Oxide
Purple Ultra Oxide
Red Ultra Oxide
Violet Ultra Marine Oxide
Yellow Ultra Oxide

The oxides are very potent! We primarily use for our soap production & need very little for beautiful color. We have used as little as 1/16 tsp and the maximum of 1/4 tsp per 2.5 pounds. Each sample pack is 1 tsp so you will be able to make quite a bit with the sample set.

All of the powders mix best when blended with an equal portion of carrier oil or glycerin to make a thin paste, then add to a small amount of your batch & finally mix throughout the batch. We have learned this through trial and error and glad to share this technique with you so you are satisfied with your first encounter of using these natural colorants. Recommended for use in both cold processed and melt and pour bases. Your base and essential or fragrance oils will impact the end result color. These colors are non-fading and will not migrate in your finished soaps.

All colors are safe to use for production of mineral makeup used on eyes and body. Only the brown, red and yellow in this group is additional safe for lip products.

This is shipped in individual plastic zip lock bags. Store at room temperature in the original bag or any air tight container. We buy in bulk for best pricing & keep our supplies fresh. This provides an opportunity for you to purchase small quantities at affordable prices for your handmade production with a minimal investment.

This group is price averaged, no substitutions. Larger one ounce quantities available along with other natural colorants of clays and vegetable powders. Quick links here. https://www.etsy.com/listing/60104749/facial-clay-clay-sample-set-kaolin-clay
https://www.etsy.com/listing/60104543/natural-soap-colors-sample-set-soap
https://www.etsy.com/shop/CountryFolkSoap?section_id=10494060

The mineral market is like the precious metals market with fluctuations in price. We adjust our prices every few months to keep up with changes so reorders may be at a different price from the last time you purchased.

FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

Q: Can I use these for other applications?
A: If you are seeking mineral oxides, that's what these are. There is no difference in grade from one oxide to another other than grain & purity. These are the smallest micron & purest quality since they are cosmetic grade. I cannot provide additional details for use in other crafts.

Q: Is there a difference between handmade and commercial oxides?
A: All oxides are commercial, beware of claims to be handmade. Oxides are minerals that are mined and processed for purity or lab made of natural components. Colors can be hand blended, but never handmade.

Q: Are these nano or non-nano?
A: Non-nano is a trendy buzz advertising word. A nanometer is simply a unit of measure most commonly used in nanotechnology and biometrics; 1 micron =1,000 nanometers. The FDA regulates cosmetic standards and suppliers MSDS information conforms with current standards of particle size measured in microns not nanometers. As previously stated the particle size of these oxides range from 0.3-1 micron conforming with FDA standards for use in cosmetic products with a classification of fine particle size.

Mica Powders - Mica Pigment - Iron Oxide -Sample Set Soap Colors - Blue, Green, Pink, Purple, Red, Violet, Yellow, Brown

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Overview

  • Materials: blue mica oxide powder, green mica oxide powder, violet mica oxide powder, red mica oxide powder, pink mica oxide powder, brown mica powder, purple mica oxide powder, yellow mica oxide powder, zip lock bag
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