Mica for cosmetics
Synthetic mica for cosmetics (synthetic fluorophlogopite) is artificially produced and it is made of selected pure materials. Therefore, our product has high transparency and no darkness that comes from the impurities in crystals, and extremely safe with regards to heavy metals or other hazardous materials.
Synthetic fluorophlogopite is used in the formulation of cosmetic products such as foundation, eye make-up, facial make-up, lipsticks and so on. It's widely utilized not only in Japan but also overseas countries including USA, EU, and China.
Features of synthetic mica used as an extender pigment
- Our mica powder (fine particles) is produced from transparent crystals, and it does not become dark by sweat or oil.
- Since our products are synthesized by selected pure materials, it is extremely safe with regards to heavy metals and other hazardous materials.
- The powder is tabular, which facilitates adhesion to the skin.
- We can design various average particle size and thickness of the powder. Synthetic fluorophlogopite enables the production of extender pigments with diverse powder properties ranging from matt-tone powder to translucent and lustrous powder.
Product series and its features
- Standard series
Commonly used matt-tone base type: mainly used for foundation
Product name: PDM-10S
Recently developed translucent and highly lustrous type: mainly used for foundation and point make-up
Product name: PDM-5L, PDM-10L, PDM-20L, PDM-40L
- Surface-treated series
Silicon treated type: mainly used for foundation and point make-up
Product name: PDM-NS1