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Something about raw materials of cosmetics


General matrix raw materials of cosmetics including:

1 Oily raw materials

It is the most widely used raw materials in cosmetics. It plays a role in protection, wetting and making skin soft in skin care products; it stereotypes and salon in hair products.

2 Surfactant

It can reduced surface tension of water, as well as decontamination, wetting, dispersed, foam, emulsion, thickening and so on.

3 Moisturizing agent

They are essential raw materials in cream cosmetics, the role is to prevent cream cracked and keep moisture of skin.

4 Binder

It main for hairspray, and mousse and the rubber-like mask.

5 Powder materials

It mainly for the manufacturing of powder class products.

6 Pigments and dyes

It mainly used for the manufacturing of beauty modified class products.

7 Preservatives and antioxidant

It inhibits the growth of microbial during the shelf life of cosmetic and consumers using period.

8 Spices

Spices increases cosmetics fragrance and improve products worth.

9 Other raw materials

It includes UV absorption agent. It used for dye dark hair dye intermediate, perm raw materials, anti sweat agent, raw materials of prevent skin dryness, raw materials of anti acne and so on.

raw materials of cosmetics

Generally speaking, the oily raw materials of natural origin has odor and color. This is the shortage of preparation of cosmetics. Meanwhile, synthetic and semi synthetic raw material has visible improvements in smell and color.

Oil has a great influence on the viscosity of cosmetics, and the viscosity is related to the spread, stability, use of cosmetics.

As is known to all, powder materials is widely used in cosmetics, such as cosmetics powder, body powder, face powder, pressed powder, lipstick, blush and eye shadow, etc. The commonly used ingredients in cosmetics are inorganic powder materials, organic powder materials and other silty material. At the same time, the use standard should not exceed the national hygienic standard for cosmetics content.

The common used powder in cosmetics are talc, kaolin, MICA powder, calcium carbonate, titanium dioxide, zinc oxide, Silicon oxide, iron oxide pigments, Lake, nylon powder. If you have interest, you can follow OKCHEM here!

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