ImerCare® SheerSilk A new transparent and luminous natural mineral for make-up powders
- Luminous, transparent effect
- Spreads smoothly and evenly on skin
- High compaction
Sourced in the Italian Alps, ImerCare® SheerSilk is a premium talc product, engineered using patented technology to obtain an innovative transparent structure which enhances the color and optical and sensory properties of color cosmetics such as make-up face powders, blushes and eyeshadows.
In pressed make-up powders, ImerCare® SheerSilk provides:
- A transparent and natural nude, blur effect
- A pearlescent, lustrous finish
- Good homogeneity and spreadability on skin
- Good cohesion and compressibility
ImerCare® SheerSilk for a transparent satin finish
In eyeshadows, ImerCare® SheerSilk is an excellent base for highly pigmented, high brilliance products.
Enhanced homogeneity, spreadability and long lasting wear
Test realized by panel of 15 volunteers on 2 formulations: a blush based on a conventional talc grade and an innovative blush based on ImerCare® SheerSilk. Results were observed immediately.
Cohesion and compressibility
ImerCare® SheerSilk demonstrates high fracture resistance, improving the compressibility and cohesion of pressed powders and compacts.
ImerCare® SheerSilk demonstrates excellent fracture resistance
Unlike conventional talc grades, ImerCare® SheerSilk can easily be used in wet processes where it prevents cracking.
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.
ImerCare® SheerSilk is Cosmos certified. 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.