Sericite is the primary ingredient in mineral makeup. It is an off-white to satin powder, which spreads easily and has excellent adhesion as well as water and oil resistant properties. Sericite Mica is natural and untreated.
It can be used as a base ingredient in place of bismuth oxychloride in mineral foundation, blush, eye shadow and body powders in order to create a smooth formula with easy application. Sericite reflects light but does not have a glittery appearance, it is also not matte.