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Absorption

Absorption ImerCare® 100% natural minerals for superior absorption in deodorants, facemasks, face creams, powders and foundations

Imerys completely natural minerals provide superior absorption in cosmetics such as deodorants, facemasks, face creams, powders and foundations.

Sebum and impurities absorption

Kaolin is a naturally occurring hydrated aluminum silicate. Careful processing of kaolin results in soft, fine particles which confer excellent sebum absorption and mattifying properties. 

Used in facemasks, ImerCare® K kaolins have a purifying and detoxifying effect on the skin, removing impurities and toxins accumulated due to pollution and stress.

ImerCare®  K kaolins are also excellent sebum and impurities absorption agents in liquid and powder foundations and make-up bases, moisturizers, matte daycreams for oily skins, anti-acne creams and CC creams and BB creams.

We particularly recommend:

  • ImerCare® Matte for a natural matte effect in daycreams, liquid foundations and pressed powders
  • ImerCare® 2K and ImerCare® 04K for facemasks

Diatomaceous earth has a high surface area and micro-porous structure. ImerCare® D grades demonstrate excellent absorption in facemasks and face creams. 

We particularly recommend ImerCare® 18D and ImerCare® 400D to decrease drying time in facemasks
 

Sweat absorption

ImerCare® 400D diatomaceous earth is ideal for deodorants and antiperspirants. 
Due to the exceedingly high surface area of its mineral particles, ImerCare® 400D is the most water- and oil-absorbent diatomaceous earth product available on the market today. 

Micro-porous ImerCare® 400D:

  • Demonstrates high perspiration absorbency 
  • Controls body odor
  • Dries quickly leaving a nude skin sensation
  • Gives a pleasant soft touch feel
     

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 cosmetics grades are Cosmos approved. Certificates of origin and additional documentation are available upon request. 

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

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