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Black Iron Oxide Pigment

Regular price $ 1.50
Regular price Sale price $ 1.50
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Black iron oxide is a fine powdered pigment.  Iron oxides are graded safe for cosmetic use and are produced synthetically in order to avoid the inclusion of impurities normally found in naturally occurring iron oxides including ferrous or ferric oxides, arsenic, lead and other poisonous substances.

"Perfect True black!! Doesn’t turn grey like every other black I’ve used. 10/10 recommend!!"
—Chelsea M. (verified)

A little goes a long way.  Please start with small amounts and slowly increase to avoid over pigmentation.

Fun fact: it's magnetic!

Recommended for:

Stable In SoapSoapCP soap stable
FDA-permitted for eye area useEyesFDA-permitted for eye area use
FDA-permitted for lip area useLipsFDA-permitted for use on lips
FDA-permitted for external use (nails)NailsFDA-permitted for external use
FDA-permitted for external useExternalFDA-permitted for external use
Beautiful in resinResinBeautiful in resin
Great for arts and craftsCraftsGreat for arts & crafts
Not suitableMeltsNot suitable
* NOT RECOMMENDED for bath bombs.
Black Iron Oxide SDS
Product Type
FDA-Permitted for External Use Yes
FDA-Permitted for Eye Area Use Yes
FDA-Permitted for General (Including Lips) Use Yes
Usage Rate CP Soap 1 tsp per pound of oils
Usage Rate MP Soap ⅛ tsp per pound of MP base
Ingredients Pigment black 11 (CI 77499)
  • Sample bags contain approximately one teaspoon.
  • Ultramarines and oxides are recommended for use in oil-based applications.
  • Notes for soap use: when mixing with MP soap, blend in a few drops of glycerin or oil to make a smooth paste to avoid clumps in your soap. White MP base will always create a pastel form of the color due to titanium dioxide in base.
  • Non-Bleeding, Non-Migrating. Stable in high pH

Customer Reviews

Based on 62 reviews
Madison Kelly
Great Quality!

This is such an excellent black. I am able to get full incorporation and it comes out beautifully! Highly recommend to anyone.


Amazing pigment!

Ana Grosse
The best black for Freshies!

You gamble ordering black, it’s never a true jet black. This black is BLACK! Once you try it, you won’t buy another black mica!


Great results!

william perez
really black!

this is so black. much blacker than activated charcoal. just a smidgeon will give you black. use sparingly!