Mixing powders in solid and liquid lipstick making


I'm having trouble with mixing colorants in lipstick. Can I use titanium dioxide powder with micas and iron oxides or do I need to use titanium dioxide as liquid?
Also, what is the best method to combine the colorant phase in solid lipstick and liquid lipstick making? 


  • yes, you can use powdered TiO2 with iron oxides and micas.

    how to combine the colorant phase depends on what else is in this phase. mix by hand? heat to melt? 
  • edited March 12
    Mix by hand, I bought a whisk but I was thinking that I probably would need a hand mixer...
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