Guidelines for Using Mica in Cosmetics

We have an application chart that outlines which pigments may be used for cosmetic applications. Find that here: Print the attached PDF file for all guidelines


As a distributer our portfolio of cosmetic ingredients comprises a wide range of cosmetic glitters, mica pigments, matte pigments and performance fillers.

With this broad range of high quality cosmetic colors and cosmetic fillers, Just Pigment’s is the partner to the cosmetic industry in the areas of decorative cosmetics and personal care. Since 1999 DIY Cosmetics and now Just Pigment’s special effect pigments are being used by markets all over the world.

Just Pigment’s cosmetic special effect pigments actually manipulate light to create visual excitement and dramatically improve the look of cosmetic and personal care products.

Just Pigments offers guideline formulations for both color and personal care cosmetics.

Formulating effect pigments

Just Pigments special effect pigments offer excellent compatibility with other pigments or dyes. All the ingredients are FDA approved. Colored pearlescent pigments do not only provide effect, but also colour to cosmetic products. Pigment concentrations differ per product from a liquid soap, starting at 1%, to pressed powders, up to 60%.

Cosmetics Solutions For Reference

Item No. Usage Proportion(%)
1 Lipsticks, Lip Gloss 5-10
2 Eyeshadows 10-40
3 Blusher, CC cream, Foundation 2-10
4 Blusher Rouge 2-10
5 Makeup Powders 5-10
6 Eyebrow Pencils, Eyeshadow Pen 2-15
7 Vaniahing Cream, Face Cold Cream 2-5
8 Nail Polish, Nail UV/LED Polish Gel 2-20
9 Hair Spary, Shampoo, Perfume 0.1-10
10 Body Lotions & Body Cream 1-5
11 Soap 1-5