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Optical properties

Optical properties ImerCare® 100% natural minerals for superior optical properties in make-up, gels, and shampoos.

ImerCare® minerals are excellent, 100% natural solutions for boosting the optical properties of make-up, gels, and shampoos.

Whiteness

ImerCare® K kaolins provide enhanced whiteness and opacity in face powders, creams, and foundations.

New ImerCare® Opaque kaolin is ideal for providing whiteness and opacity, and provides a rich, creamy texture in shampoos and shower gels.

Matt Effect

The soft, fine particles of our ImerCare® K kaolins confer excellent matting properties in creams, foundations, eye shadows, and lipsticks.
We recommend:

  • ImerCare® Matte for a natural, matte effect in matte day creams and lipsticks
  • ImerCare® 04K for a semi-matte effect in eye-shadows


Highly absorbent ImerCare® diatomaceous earth grades are excellent for creating a matte effect in hair styling waxes and color cosmetics.
We recommend:

  • ImerCare® 266D for matting hair styling waxes
  • ImerCare® 03D for matte lipsticks

The soft, fine particles of our ImerCare® K kaolins confer excellent matting properties in creams, foundations, eye shadows and lipsticks

We recommend:

  • ImerCare® Matte for a natural, matte effect in matte daycreams and lipsticks
  • ImerCare® 04K for a semi-matte effect in eye-shadows


Highly absorbent ImerCare® diatomaceous earth grades are excellent for creating a matte effect in hair styling waxes and color cosmetics.

We recommend:

  • ImerCare® 266D for matting hair styling waxes 
  • ImerCare® 03D for matte lipsticks

Compliance

All Imerys cosmetic products are natural, high quality, chemically inert, and offer good skin tolerance. They are not treated with chemicals during processing. These attributes enable them to be used in cosmetic products that comply with cosmetic directive regulation (EC) n° 1223/2009.

Certification

Ecocert – Cosmos logo

ImerCare® kaolin and diatomaceous earth cosmetic grades are Cosmos and Ecocert approved. Certificates of origin and additional documentation are available upon request. *With the exception of Imercare® 02KS

We offer a full range of custom formulation and technical and process support services to help you match the right mineral grade to your application requirement.

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