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Bold, Pearlescent Pigments for Eye Makeup

Sun Chemical Performance Pigments will introduce bold effect pearlescent pigments for eye makeup at In-Cosmetics in Paris.

Solid Polyethylene Microspheres for Effects in Color Cosmetics

Advances in manufacturing solid polyethylene microspheres have enabled their development in various colors as well as controlled traits such as opacity, specific gravity, particle size distribution and electrostatic charge. These traits can be leveraged by formulators to create new effects in color cosmetics, described here.

Comparatively Speaking: Dye vs. Pigment

Industry expert Tony O'Lenick explains the difference between a dye and a pigment, touching upon solubility and affinity for a substrate.

TiO2 Coated Fluorphlogopite for a Silver White Luster

EMD Chemicals Inc. has added a silver white pigment based on synthetic fluorphlogopite coated with titanium dioxideto its product line to impart shimmer and luster to color cosmetics and in skin care applications.

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