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Black Iron Oxide Pigment

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Regular price $ 1.50

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Sample bags contain one generous teaspoon (approx. 3-4 g).

Black iron oxide is a fine powdered pigment and is black in color.  Iron oxides are graded safe for cosmetic use and are produced synthetically in order to avoid the inclusion of ferrous or ferric oxides, and impurities normally found in naturally occurring iron oxides, such as arsenic, lead and other poisonous substances.

A little goes a long way.  Please start with small amounts and add from there to avoid over pigmentation.

General Information
Black Iron Oxide (SDS/MSDS) Black Pigment
Ingredients Pigment black 11 (CI 77499)

 

FDA Permitted Cosmetic Uses
External Use Yes
Eye Area Yes
General (Including Lips) Yes

 

Soap Notes

Ultramarines and Oxides (pigments) are recommended in oil-based applications. 

M&P Soap: We recommend a usage rate of about 1/10 - 1/8 teaspoon per pound of M&P soap. When mixing with M&P soap, blend in a few drops of glycerin or oil to make a smooth paste to avoid clumps in your soap. Pigments will appear bold and true to color in clear M&P soaps and will be somewhat muted (pastel-like) in white M&P due to the titanium dioxide whitener.

CP Soap: Usage rates vary but typical suggested usage in CP soap is 1/2 - 1 teaspoon per pound of soap. Over saturation will result in colored lather and will leave colored suds on fabric and may stain. Pigments are best for swirling as the colors do not “bleed” into one another and do not “migrate” or spread.

Non-Bleeding, Non-Migrating.  Stable in high pH

 

Bath Bomb Notes

Not recommended for use in bath bombs.

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C.S.
Works great

I used it for my auto care soap and it came out super black and well tinted. Mixed with some activated charcoal but that always turns grey. This time it was solid black. Exactly what I wanted!

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C.a.R.D.
Our new favourite black oxide!

We do an all black soap and this performed BEAUTIFULLY in both cold process and our melt and pour embeds. very pleased with the results. Topped with a little Sparkle Me Aqua and *chefs kiss* perfect.

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C.a.R.D.
Love it! Totally making the switch

This is our first order with Mad Micas and we are so pleased with the performance of this oxide! We do an all black soap design and need an oxide that performs well in both CP and MP for embeds. This one fits the bill! Thank you!

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A.L.
The Best Black Oxide

Of all the black oxides I have used, this is definitely the best one! It's been the darkest and a little goes a long way.

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C.B.
Will not buy my mica powder anywhere else but here

THIS COMPANY HAS THE ABSOLUTE BEST-LEGIT MICA POWDER THERE IS AND FOR THE BEST PRICE!