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“Infinitely matte“ pressed powder

“Infinitely matte“ pressed powder

Kaolin-based formulation

Consumer benefits

High mattifying effect, smooth finish


Make-up – foundation, pressed powder


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



Typical Formulation ingredients

Phase INCI Name Ingredients Function %
A Talc ImerCare® Pharma 5T (Imerys) Compaction and Sensory Agent 72.6
Sodium Dehydroacetate - Preservative 0.2
Titanium Dioxide (and) Aluminium Hydroxide (and) Lauroyl Lysine LL-5 TiO2 CR-50 (Daito Kasei) Pigment 1.3
Black Iron Oxide (and) Lauroyl Lysine LL-5 Black BL-100P (Daito Kasei) Pigment 0.2
Yellow Iron Oxide (and) Lauroyl Lysine LL-5 Yellow LL-100P (Daito Kasei) Pigment 0.4
Red Iron Oxide (and) Lauroyl Lysine LL-5 Red R-516P (Daito Kasei) Pigment 0.3
B Coco Caprylate/ Caprate Dub 810C (Stearinerie Dubois) Binder 5.0
C Kaolin ImerCare® Matte (Imerys) Mattifying Agent 20.0



  • Weigh phase A ingredients and mix them by hand, using a spatula until homogenised.
  • Take a fraction of the mixture and mix it for 30 seconds with a blender. Repeat this action until the mix is fully blended.
  • Put the powder blend into a beaker.
  • Add phase B drop by drop.
  • Blend with the spatula.
  • Add ImerCare® Matte into the beaker and homogenise.
  • Mix the blend for 30 seconds.
  • Sift the blend.
  • Weigh 12g into a container.
  • Press the powder for 20 seconds at 20 bars.

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