Black Pearl mica is a very rich, deep, and dark black color for use in soaps. Many dark micas will tend to fade once added to cold process, but this little beauty maintains its color and won't fade. Black Pearl is a great replacement for activated charcoal to achieve a very dark color in soaps.
CP: Mix 1 part color with 1 part oil then add to soap.
MP: Mix mica in 91% rubbing alcohol then add to soap base.
HP: Add micas toward the end of the cook to retain the most color.
Avoid green and yellow oils. The whiter the base, the brighter the color! Gelling soap makes colors pop. Read our FAQ section for more info on using colors.
Bath Bombs (if safe for use): Use polysorbate 80 when using mica to color bath bombs. This will help disperse the color and prevent a powder ring around the tu