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“Bounce-back“ matte gel

“Bounce-back“ matte gel

Kaolin-based formulation

consumer benefits

High mattifying effect, light texture, smooth finish


Skin care – facial cream gel


ImerCare® Matte is a white kaolin. This natural mineral provides opacity and a highly mattifying effect even with oily skins.



Typical Formulation ingredients

Phase INCI Name Ingredients Function %
A Aqua - Solvent QSP 100
Chlorphenesin Elestab CPN (BASF) Preservative 0.2
B Sodium Acrylates Copolymer (and) Lecithin Lecigel (Lucas Meyer) Gelling Agent 1.8
C Phytic Acid (and) Aqua Dermofeel PA (Dr Straetmans GmbH) Chelating Agent 0.1
Coco Caprylate/Caprate DUB 810 C (Stearinerie Dubois) Emollient 3.0
Glycerin - Humectant 1.0
Tocopherol Covi-Ox T90 EU C (BASF) Antioxidant 0.1
D Glyceryl Caprylate Dermosoft GMCY (Evonik Dr.Straetmans) Humectant (and) Preservative 0.5
E Kaolin ImerCare® Matte (Imerys) Mattifying Agent 5.0



  • Weigh phase A ingredients and heat Elastab CPN until it melts.
  • Sprinkle phase B into phase A and stir until a consistent gel is obtained.
  • Add phase C ingredients one after another.
  • Heat phase D gently until it melts before adding it to the mixture.
  • Finally, add ImerCare® Matte.

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