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Color Cosmetics

Beauty and Personal Care  /  Color Cosmetics  /  Hair Care  /  Skin Care  /  Sun Care

Stay flexible. Sometimes beauty is just on the surface: by forming a film on skin, your personal care product formulations can have real staying power—and less transfer. Our specialty silicones can also enhance the sensory qualities of the film. Now you can enjoy long lasting wear, with comfort.

SilForm* HyFlex Emulsion beauty industry award logo

As a Cosmetics Design Beauty Industry Awards 2017 finalist for “Best Color Cosmetics Ingredient,” SilForm HyFlex emulsion has proven to deliver excellent transfer resistance, create a highly-flexible film, provide oil and water resistance, and help prevent moisture loss in color cosmetics.

Wet Smudge Resistance for Mascara Staying Power

SilForm HyFlex emulsion with its superior water resistance, can provide improved wet rub-off protection to mascaras.

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Softouch* Boron Nitride Powders

Our Softouch boron nitride powders can deliver a wide range of tactile and optical effects including a unique, silky, luxurious feel in color cosmetic products, with improved adhesion and wear.

Click on a link below to see one of our featured products, or explore all of our formulations for use in color cosmetics.

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