Sericite mica is a natural powdered mica similar to white mica with a fine grain size and silky shine. It is used as a talc substitute and a base for making mineral make up, eye shadow, foundation and bronzing powders.
To use in soap:
For cold process soap, add 1 teaspoon of mica to 1-2 Tbps of a carrier oil like Sweet Almond and mix well – add 1 teaspoon of this mixture to your soap mixture.
|FDA approved for use on the face, around the eyes.
|Cold Process Stable
|Yes, no morphing
|Micron Size 10-60μm
|It’s a low coverage material, meaning it offers very little opacity or whiteness.
|Sericite is colourless and increases translucency. Untreated sericite is the most translucent of all the sericites.
|It offers slip and glide and will feel silky.
|It’s okay, but not suitable for people with oily skin as the primary ingredient.
|up to 100% in powdered products.