Functional Powders

Functional Powders

We offer an extended product portfolio for market relevant formulations.
Spheron P1500-030 and Luxsil® Cosmetic Microspheres provide SPF boosting properties and enhanced soft focus performance.

Functional Powders

Description:

INCI: Nylon-12

Use level: 1%-5%

Features:

These uniform beads have an ultra-soft feel with excellent skin adhesion and whiteness. It has applications in foundation, face powder, lipstick, mascara, shaving lotion and skincare products.

  • adhesion
  • transparency
Description:

INCI: Barium Sulfate

Use level: 1%-10%

Features:

Barium Sulfate HL is flake-shaped and has excellent skin adhesion and wear. It spreads evenly on the skin with minimal whitening and low oil absorption, reducing the appearance of fine lines while leaving a soft feel.

  • adhesion
  • soft focus
Description:

INCI: Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE)

Use level: 1%-10%

Features:

The FluoroPURE® 100 Series are highly inert powders with a high surface area. They provide unique hydrophobic properties and are ideal for wet/dry compacts and emulsions.

  • adhesion

FluoroPURE® 100C - Average particle size: 1-2 μm
FluoroPURE® 103C - Average particle size: 5 μm

Description:

INCI: Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE)

Use level: 1%-10%

Features:

The FluoroPURE® 800 Series are highly inert powders. The unique particle size distribution in this series provides excellent slip and feel properties. They are ideally suited for all wet/dry compact, color cosmetics and creams/lotions.

  • adhesion

FluoroPURE® 807C - Average particle size: 7-9 μm
FluoroPURE® 812C - Average particle size: 11-13 μm
FluoroPURE® 820C - Average particle size: 18-22 μm

Description:

INCI: Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE)

Use level: 1%-5%

Features:

FluoroPURE® Fiber 10C is a powder with a unique fiber shape that provides enhanced hydrophobic and surface coverage properties to entrap oil, while offering an elegant, soft and silky feel.

  • adhesion
  • soft focus
Description:

INCI: Polytetrafluoroethylene, Polyethylene

Use level: 1%-3%

Features:

FluoroSLIP® 225 is specially formulated to impart optimal slip and good rub/abrasion resistance properties. It has been engineered to provide formulators with an optimum balance of the performance benefits of PE and PTFE.

  • adhesion
Description:

INCI: Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate

Use level: 1%-15%

Features:

These hollow beads provide a light, powdery feel for detackifying purposes. They have exceptional lubricity, soft focus properties and enhanced flow and spreading abilities. Luxsil® imparts a smooth, silky feel and improves application properties.

Average partical size: 11-13 μm

  • slip, lubricity, spreadability
  • soft focus
  • SPF booster
Description:

INCI: Talc, Methicone

Use level: 1%-30%

Features:

This powder is a jet-milled talc that has been surface-treated to achieve a hydrophobic coating. It has a creamy feel and a matte finish.

Average particle size: 8 μm

  • adhesion
  • mattifying
Description:

INCI: Synthetic Wax

Use level: 1% - 10%

Features:

Press Aid SP is micronized synthetic wax, known for its high melting point and hardness. This powder can be used as a process aid for improving emulsion stability, increasing viscosity or strengthening compressed powders.

  • compressibility
Description:

INCI: Polyurethane-16, Silica

Use level: 1%-15%

Features:

The spherical structure provides excellent slip, maximizes the soft focus effect and improves the stability of pressed powders. Royal Pearl's absorbency promotes a natural finish and absorbs excess oil for prolonged wear.

  • slip, lubricity, spreadability
  • soft focus
Description:

INCI: Mica

Use level: 10%-90%

Features:

Sericite PHN is an excellent alternative to talc as a cost-effective pigment extender and bulk filler. This grade is a fine, white-gray with a transparent white finish.

Average particle size: 3-5 μm

  • adhesion
  • compressibility
  • transparency
Description:

INCI: Mica

Use level: 10%-90%

Features:

Sericite SL is a fine, white-gray powder with a transparent matte finish.

Average particle size: 4.7 μm

Description:

INCI: Mica, Methicone

Use level: 1%-30%

Features:

Sericite SL-012 has a hydrophobic surface which allows it to spread easily and uniformly on the skin while providing good skin adhesion. This grade is a fine, white-gray powder with a soft smooth silky matte finish.

Average particle size: 4.7 μm

  • adhesion
  • transparency
Description:

INCI: Mica, Methicone, Mineral Oil

Use level: 1%-30%

Features:

This grade performs similarly to the Sericite SL-012 with an added coating of mineral oil for added texture enhancement.

  • adhesion
  • transparency
Description:

INCI: Mica

Use level: 10%-90%

Features:

Seriluxe M325C is a natural, mined mineral that is finer, smoother and softer than traditional mica. It is an excellent, cost-effective alternative to talc that extends pigment, improves skin adhesion and enhances texture. This grade has a white to off-white color with an opaque, matte finish.

Particle size: 9±5 μm

  • adhesion
  • compressibility
Description:

INCI: Mica, Silica

Use level: 1%-50%

Features:

SM-2000 is a hybrid powder with low oil absorption that provides a silky feel and matte finish while improving the color and feel on skin.

  • mattifying
  • slip, lubricity, spreadability
Description:

INCI: Mica, Silica

Use level: 1%-50%

Features:

SM-4000J is a hybrid powder with a smooth feel and moderate oil absorption with light diffusing properties that improves the color and feel.

  • slip, lubricity, spreadability
  • transparency
Description:

INCI: Mica, Methyl, Methacrylate Crosspolymer

Use level: 1%-50%

Features:

Sphericite is a hybrid powder that imparts a creamy texture with a matte finish while improving overall feel.

  • mattifying
Description:

INCI: Silica, Methicone

Use level: 1%-30%

Features:

This methicone-treated spherical silica bead has a hydrophobic surface, giving it moderate oil absorption with a smooth feel and matte finish.

Average particle size: 3-15 μm

  • adhesion
  • SPF booster
Description:

INCI: Bismuth Oxychloride, Mica, Silica

Use level:1%-50%

Features:

SP-29 UVS is a hybrid powder with low oil absorption. It provides a creamy feel with coverage and a matte finish provides long wear properties.

  • adhesion
  • high coverage
  • mattifying
  • pearlescent effect
  • sebum control
  • transparency
Description:

INCI: Polyethylene

Use level: 1%-5%

Features:

The TexPURE E-series are premium grade crystalline polyethylene powders made with controlled particle size distribution and spherical shape. These beads can be used as texture agents in nail enamel.

TexPURE™ 200E - Average particle size: 50 μm
TexPURE™ 300E - Average particle size: 65 μm
TexPURE™ 400E - Average particle size: 80 μm
TexPURE™ 500E - Average particle size: 110 μm
TexPURE™ 600E - Average particle size: 130 μm
TexPURE™ 700E - Average particle size: 140 μm

Description:

INCI: Polypropylene

Use level: 1%-5%

Features:

The TexPURE 1200P is premium grade crystalline polypropylene made with controlled particle size distribution and spherical shape. These beads can be used as texture agents in nail enamel.

Typical particle size: 240 μm

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