Mica, Merlot

Mica, Merlot

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This is a deep red Mica that adds a rich colour to your product.  It is also suitable for Melt & Pour Soap as well as Cold Processed Soap, and is a non-bleeding, non mutating pigment.

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.
Cosmetics including Eye area - Yes
Lip Products - Yes
Oil Based Sugar Scrubs: Yes
This colour is a:  Non bleeding Mica

Our Test Results:

Produces a deep red sparkly colour in clear MP Soap Base and a burgundy pastel colour with no shimmer in white MP Soap Base. In CP produces deep red swirls, or all over pale brick red. 

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

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

Additional Information

Additional Information

Name Mica, Merlot
INCI Mica, Iron Oxide
Cold process soap (stable at high pH) Stable
Colour Cosmetics - Eyes Yes
Colour Cosmetics - Skin Yes
Lip Products Yes
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
Vegan Yes