Can I get the mad micas red set in Europe?

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Tara_H

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Do you have Address Pal? If I need to order from the states I use that, its do much easier because they will ship to your US address then to your Irish address through An Post. But make sure to ask them to put a lower value on the declaration or ul get stuck with customs. I've learnt the hard way lol
That's a point, I did sign up for it ages ago but I keep forgetting I have it. Still pricy enough if I recall correctly? But certainly better than the direct shipping price I'm sure.
 

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That's a point, I did sign up for it ages ago but I keep forgetting I have it. Still pricy enough if I recall correctly? But certainly better than the direct shipping price I'm sure.
I ordered from a US supplier and it was 3kg weight, they were super marked it as a Gift so with Address Pal & declared items customs wasn't 2 bad, I think AP was €20 then customs was €11 but totally worth it for all I got. Have u checked Etsy? Or Amazon.com they do international shipping with calculated customs & postage?
 

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I ordered from a US supplier and it was 3kg weight, they were super marked it as a Gift so with Address Pal & declared items customs wasn't 2 bad, I think AP was €20 then customs was €11 but totally worth it for all I got. Have u checked Etsy? Or Amazon.com they do international shipping with calculated customs & postage?
I've put in a small order with micamoma, so I'll see how I get on with that, but I'll keep your suggestions in mind if I need a backup plan!

Edit: funnily enough that order arrived today! I made a test batch with a likely combination and I think it has promise:
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Shown with some actual red things for comparison. I was also messing around with hot process and it seems to be washing out the colours a bit so will do a proper CP test soon with a known recipe.
 
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I have used Trial by Fire by Nurture Soap. It was the best red I have found. It is a mixture of mica and pigment. Which the mad mica grouping is 3 different micas that you mix together. Trial by Fire Red Mica Blend

I'm sure they would ship to you but unsure how much that would be. I'm in Canada so when I shop from the US, it always costs me a bunch for shipping.

Not sure if this helped.
 

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I have used Trial by Fire by Nurture Soap. It was the best red I have found. It is a mixture of mica and pigment. Which the mad mica grouping is 3 different micas that you mix together. Trial by Fire Red Mica Blend

I'm sure they would ship to you but unsure how much that would be. I'm in Canada so when I shop from the US, it always costs me a bunch for shipping.

Not sure if this helped.
Oh thanks! I should actually have come back to this thread to say I finally have a handle on reds! Reviewing those 3-colour sets, I realised what they were doing and have mostly been able to replicate it - one earthy oxide type red, one of those deep but pink-tinted reds, and a small hint of neon orange gives the result I'm looking for.
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Oh thanks! I should actually have come back to this thread to say I finally have a handle on reds! Reviewing those 3-colour sets, I realised what they were doing and have mostly been able to replicate it - one earthy oxide type red, one of those deep but pink-tinted reds, and a small hint of neon orange gives the result I'm looking for.
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Oh that is lovely.
 
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