How to Make Bismuth Crystals?

Answer Bismuth, element number 83 on the periodic table of elements, grows as square, iridescent crystals with smooth outside edges and a stair-step pattern on the inner edge. Crystals grown this way are ... Read More »

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What Are the Dangers of Bismuth in Mineral Makeup?

Mineral foundations are often thought to be a natural, purer alternative to traditional, chemical-filled foundations, promoting healthier skin. But even mineral foundations contain irritating chemi... Read More »

Does Merle Norman mineral makeup have bismuth oxychloride in it?

Bismuth oxychloride is a natural ingredient that is often used as a filler in mineral makeups, and it's known to clog pores and be irritating to some users. Merle Norman LUXIVA® Purely Mineral Mak... Read More »

How to Make Crystals Without a Kit?

You can purchase crystal growing kits from any number of science or toy catalogs, but these kits can be expensive. You can grow sugar crystals, otherwise known as rock candy, with your children at ... Read More »

How to Make Crystals?

This guide will show you step by step how to make small crystals easily and simply. You may have seen crystals being made from copper sulfate and potassium-permanganate. However, these are toxic an... Read More »