Mica Spheres
Mica Spheres

Mica Spheres

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Filling Agent for Soft Velvet Feel
Part Number: TEX-MICSP-01
Availability: In Stock
Int. Shipping: HS Code 2525200000

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Description: Fine natural mica (<15 micrometer) combined with spherical silica (250 nanometer), silica beads act as ball bearings allowing mica platelets to slide across each other on the skin (leads to extremely soft & velvet feel). Fine gray powder, no odor, pH: 8.6 (10% aqueous suspension). Insoluble, but miscible in water.

CAS: 12001-26-2, 7631-86-9

INCI Name: Mica, silica

Benefits:
  • Great filling agent for texture and consistency
  • Provides extremely soft and velvet feel when applied to the skin
  • Improves viscosity and thickness of emulsions\
  • Decreases drying time of liquid eyeliners
  • Improves binding of powders

Use: For dry applications (powders) use at 10-25%, for liquid applications (e.g. liquid eyeliners, cream foundations, lotions) use at 5-10%. For external use only.

Applications: Makeup products (e.g. foundations, face powders, mascara, eye shadows, eyeliners, lipsticks, blusher), skin care products (creams, lotions, cream liquid foundations, gels).

Country of Origin: Germany

Raw material source: Natural mica (muscovite and/or phlogopite)

Manufacture: Natural micas are mined from granitic pegmatites and then coated with spherical silica

Animal Testing: Not animal tested

GMO: GMO free (does not contain plant-derived components)

Vegan: Does not contain animal-derived components

Documents: SDS, Fact Sheet, Sample Recipe, Certificate of Analysis

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