Sensient Technologies Corp. has launched two ingredients that improve the shine and gloss of lipsticks, glosses and more due to their refractive indices. According to a report by WorldPress Online, SensiCrystal and Crystal Wax can be used independently or together.
Crystal Wax is a combination of waxes, polymer and esters with a high refractive index that offers good pay-off: 65% more than other clear lipsticks on the market. It can be introduced at 1.5% to 15% into a regular lipsticks to improve color vibrancy and shine on the lips, or for transparent sticks.
SensiCrystal is a combination of polymer and esters that also improves shine in lipsticks, glosses and balms. It is miscible in a range of oils and is designed to help formulate clear sticks when used with Crystalwax.