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Tempest Dark Purple Mica


Regular price $ 1.50

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

Varying results in CP soap.

No need to hold back the oohs and aaahs when you gaze upon the sultry Tempest. A deep, dark and lustrous purple, sleek and sexy with a side of mystery.

Iridescent and smoky, the purple on purple shine will make your head spin with delight. This mica is a knockout to look at and we think you will love it .

Please see soap notes about use in CP soap.

General Information
Tempest (SDS/MSDS) Purple Mica
Ingredients Mica (CI 77019), titanium dioxide (CI 77891), manganese violet (CI 77742)
Solubility Disperses in oil
Particle Size 10-60 µm


FDA Permitted Cosmetic Uses
External Use Yes
Eye Area Yes
General (Including Lips) Yes
Bath Bombs & Bath Products Yes


Soap Notes

NOTE: This mica gets varying results in CP soap due to ingredient and temperature differences while soaping. For that reason, we are calling it not soap stable, even though it has worked beautifully for many soapers.

Usage rates in Cold Process soap: 1-2 tsp. per pound of oils.

Usage rates in Melt & Pour soap: 1/4-1/2 tsp per pound of M&P base.

Adjust these calculations to lighten or darken your desired hue. These amounts create bright colors with no colored suds.


Bath Bomb Notes

To use in bath bombs or other water applications, you must use polysorbate 80 (emulsifier) at a rate of 1-2% of your total batch weight. This should disperse the color evenly and eliminate mica from floating on the water's surface or leaving a ring of mica around the bathtub.

Customer Reviews

Based on 16 reviews
Should have gotten a bigger size!

Every Mica I have purchased has been outstanding.


Really pretty color. Makes for a beautiful eyeshadow

Tempest Dark Purple Mica

I absolutely love this color> I make my Black Raspberry Vanilla soap with this color and it sells tremendously well. I just read that it is being discontinued, I hope that's not the case. I think this color is fabulous.


This is one of my favorite colors. Absolutely perfect. I own a nail dip company and the customers love this one!


I can't get over the color and quality of this Mica. It's deep and mysterious. Perfect for any project