Surface treated pigments

Selection of the proper surface treatment is critical in color cosmetic formulations. Sensient Cosmetic Technologies surface treatments enable ease of formulation with improved stability while improving pigment performance, wearability and feel. Sensient surface treatments are applied through a proprietary particle manipulation technology ensuring the highest degree of particle coverage and optimized consistency. A wide range of treatments produces a variety of choices in formulating color cosmetics with enhanced product attributes.

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AS
Alkyl Silane
Triethoxycaprylylsilane
Excellent hydrophobicity
Easy dispersibility in oils and silicones
Improved adhesion & wear resistance
Allows fluid and bright high solid dispersion
 
COVASIL 4.05
Silicone
Dimethicone
Trimethylsiloxysilicate
Good hydrophobicity
Hybrid coating for lamellar particles only
Silky feel
No hydrogen potential
 
ADT-C
Silicone polyurethane, organic titanate
Isopropyl Titanium Triisostearate
Excellent hydrophobicity
Allows very high pigment load in liquid W/O emulsions
Consistant color dispersion
Increased affinity and adhesion to the skin and the hair
 
FHP
Fluoro High Purity
"Perfuoro surfactant"
Both excellent hydrophobic and lipophobic properties
Easy dispersibility in silicone oils
Suitable for long lasting make up
PFOA-free & PFOS-free*
 
FSP
FluoroSilane & FluoroPolymer
Perfluorooctyl Triethoxysilane
Polyperfluoromethylisopropyl Ether
Very good hydrophobicity & good lipophobicity
Suitable for long-lasting make-up, especially powders
Soft touch on powders
PFOA-free & PFOS-free*
 
HLC
Hydrogenated Lecithin
Hydrogenated Lecithin
Good hydrophobicity
Easy dispersibility in oils
No-grinding
Smooth and lubricious feel
Excellent stability in emulsions
Ecocert
NLL
N-Lauroyl L-Lysine
Lauroyl Lysine
Excellent hydrophobicity
Good dispersibility in oils
Lower oil absorption compare to untreated powder
Provides a creamy and soft skin feel
Ecocert
NFW ROSE CF
Natural Flower Wax - Candelilla-free grade
Blend based on Natural waxes
Good hydrophobicity; water resistance
Soft and creamy skin feel
Dry greasy touch
Allows for reduced binder content
Ecocert
GCA
Glutamate Cystine Arginine
Glutamate Cystine Arginine
Natural triple amino-acid treatment
Slightly hydrophobic
Excellent affinity for keratin and skin
Easy dispersible, grinding-free
Ecocert
SGP
Sodium Glycerophosphate
Sodium Glycerophosphate
Natural, hydrophilic
Easy dispersible, grinding-free
Moisturizing and water-retention
Ecocert
AQ
Dimethicone Copolyol
Dimethicone Copolyol
Easy dispersible in water based system
Improved dispersion
Long-lasting water based make-up
 

* [PFOA] & [PFOS] : below the detection limit based on the Sensient’s method 10-224.

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