Reference Library

Mad Micas wants you to be informed! If there's something you'd like to know that you can't find here, please contact us and we'll do our best to provide the answers.

A note about the FDA rules: Mad Micas is presenting all the information below as a service to our customers and visitors to this site, but we do not speak for the FDA.

So, while we work hard to present to you all of the information that we've gathered, we cannot interpret FDA rules regarding how they apply to your specific application. We don't know your process, nor your end uses. So please read everything so that you can decide how your use of the products sold on our site is, or is not, regulated.


How To Properly Use Dyes and Lakes; How To Bloom A Dye

What The FDA Regulates (Cosemetics, Bath Bombs, Etc.)

An Explanation of FDA-Certified Dyes And Lakes (and how they differ)

About The Mad Micas FDA Dye and Lake Batch Certification Process

True Red Set Usage Instructions

Tinted Lip Balm Tutorial

Helpful Links

FDA Website:  Color Additives Permitted In Cosmetics

FDA Website: Color Additives & Cosmetics Fact Sheet

FDA Website: Definition of Cosmetics and Soap