Ultramarine and Iron Oxides are categorised as Matte Pigment powder as it is a ground-up colour in powder format and do not posses any lustrous properties like Mica Powder. These pigments are mined from the earth, processed and filtered to ensure purity and reduce the level of heavy metal contents. Matte Pigments identify as the individual colour themselves come in an assortment of shades with names such as Red Iron Oxide, Manganese Violet, Titanium Dioxide and Ultramarine Blue, just to name a few.
All our Iron Oxides and Ultramarine Matte Pigment Powders are Cosmetic Grade, which means they can be used in a variety of DIY personal care applications for adding wonderful colour and shine such as eyeshadow, lipstick, lipgloss, lip balms, shampoo, creams, and any arts and craft projects. These pigments can be used alone or added to Mica Powder to deepen the shade as needed.
Have you used any of our Iron Oxide and Ultramarine Pigment Powder in making Soap or Cosmetics or any craft making? If so, tell us what you think!