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“Crème de talc” body milk

“Crème de talc” body milk

Talc-based formulation

End-consumer benefits

Unctuous texture, soft finish, creamy feel


Skin care – body milk


ImerCare®11T talc improves texture and imparts a unique powdery finish particularly in emulsions.



Typical Formulation ingredients

Phase INCI Name Ingredients Function %
A Cetearyl Olivate (and) Sorbitan Olivate Olivem 1000 (Azelis) Surfactant 4.0
Butyrospermum Parkii Butter Karite CP (Sophim) Emollient 2.0
Cetearyl Alcohol Lanette O OR (BASF) Consistency Agent 0.5
Isononyl Isononanoate Dub ININ A (Stearinerie Dubois) Emollient 8.0
B1 Aqua - Solvent QSP 100
Disodium EDTA (and) Aqua EDETA BD (BASF) Chelating Agent 0.1
Butylene Glycol Makilene GC (Daito Kasei) Humectant 2.0
Glycerin - Humectant 3.0
Pentylene Glycol Hydrolite - 5 (Symrise) Humectant 0.5
B2 Polyacrylate Crosspolymer-6 (and) Aqua (and) t-Butyl Alcohol Sepimax Zen (Seppic) Thickener 0.6
Chlorphenesin (and) Aqua Chlorphenesin BP 73 (Azelis) Preservative 0.3
C 1,2-Hexanediol (and) Caprylyl Glycol (and) Tropolone Symdiol 68 T (Symrise) Preservative 1.0
Talc ImerCare® 11T (Imerys) Creamy Agent 5.0
Cyclopentasiloxane   Anti-foaming Agent 2.0
Fragrance (and) BHT (and) Eucalyptol (and) Camphor (and) Tocopherol VESNA / SA (Accrods & Parfums) Fragrance 0.3



  • Weigh phase A ingredients, stir and heat to 85°C until homogenised.
  • Weigh phase B1 ingredients, stir and heat to 60°C until homogenised.
  • Sprinkle the Sepimax Zen onto the B1 formulation whilst stirring at 60°C.
  • Heat to 85°C and sprinkle the Chlorphenesin BP 73 onto the B1 formulation.
  • When phases A and B are at 85°C, add phase B to phase A at 1200 RPM until homogenised.
  • Cool down to 70°C, stir the mix with an ultra turrax for 30 seconds at 9500 RPM.
  • Cool down to 35°C and add phase C ingredients one after another.

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