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  • alternatives for mica -for sparkle

    Posted by goldie on August 29, 2019 at 8:47 pm

    Hi there fellas,

    does anybody know of an alternative for mica for sparkly powder?
    thank you all in advance :)

    goldie replied 4 years, 7 months ago 2 Members · 2 Replies
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  • Bill_Toge

    August 30, 2019 at 10:30 pm

    several major manufacturers (Merck, Eckart, BASF) sell iridescent pigments based on synthetic fluorphologopite instead of mica - chemically very similar to mica, but exceptionally pure, and with none of the ethical issues

  • goldie

    September 2, 2019 at 11:00 pm

    thank you! BILL _Toge

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