Oil Locking Mica - Red/Orange

  • $3.00


This red-orange mica is a red reflective powder that can produce red, orange or soft light oranges in cosmetics depending on the recipe and application. This powder typically morphs to orange in melt & pour and cold process soap, but stays its red-orange color in lip balms. Scroll through our pictures to see the varying colors in different cosmetic products.

Formerly called: Ravishing Red

Approved Color Additive Applications:
General Cosmetics - Yes
Cosmetics for Eye - No
Lip – Yes

Appearance: Intense, Pearlescent Pigment Appearance.
Particle Size: 15 – 26 µm, D50 (bigger number makes for more sparkle)

Performance Results:
Color: Combination of organic colors and pigments. Bright, deep and intense colors. Luster Shimmer.

Product pH: Will morph to orange in high pH products such as cp soap.

Color Fading: Will not fade in UV light.

Color Migration: If product design has layered colors, this color will not migrate or “bleed” between layers.

Physical Form: Red Reflective Powder
Solubility: Disperses in Oil
Country of Origin: United States

Storage: Room temperature. Air tight container.
Best Used By: One year from date of purchase.
Shelf Life Once Used in Manufacturing: One year from manufacturing date.

International Nomenclature of Cosmetic Ingredients (INCI):
Mica (and) Titanium Dioxide (and) Red 7 Lake (and) Hydrogenated Polyisobutene (and) Palmitic Acid (and) Phenoxyethanol (and) Benzoic Acid

Common Name Ingredient Listing (FDA Approved):
Mica (and) Titanium Dioxide (and) Red 7 Lake (and) Hydrogenated Polyisobutene (and) Palmitic Acid (and) Phenoxyethanol (and) Benzoic Acid