We explain what mica is and if it is bad for your health

Maybe you've heard about mica and all the controversy surrounding it. Despite being one of the main components of almost all shadow palettes that are available on the market, there are many questions about whether it is toxic or not and about its origin. Below we explain everything about it.

The main controversies with mica:

  • In countries such as India and Madagascar , massive producers of mica, there are significant concerns about the use of child labor in mining.

  • Not knowing exactly what mica is, many people think that it is a 100% toxic ingredient and this is false .

  • Mica is essential to give that pearlescent/shin effect and to bronzers , blushes and especially shadows .

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