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“Mineral Touch” emulsion

“Mineral Touch” emulsion

Talc-based formulation

consumer benefits

Velvet effect


Skin care – Make-up base


ImerCare® Velluto, a premium talc, provides a velvet finish and imparts a refined skin texture and a natural make-up effect. It is ideal for light day cream formulations.



Typical Formulation ingredients

Phase INCI Name Ingredients Function %
A Aqua - Solvent QSP 100
Bentonite Mineral Colloid BP (BYK) Thickener 3.0
B Limnanthes Alba Seed Oil Fancor Meadowfoam Seed Oil(Elementis) Emollient 10.0
C Talc ImerCare® Velluto (Imerys) Covering and SmoothSatin Effect Agent 5.0
D Glycerin - Humectant 3.0
Phenylpropanol (and) Propanediol (and) Caprylyl glycol (and) Tocophérol Sensiva PA 40 (Schülke & Mayr) Preservative 1.0
Citric Acid 10% in a water solution pH Adjuster 0.2
CI 17200 Unicert Red K7057-J (Sensient) Dye QSP



  • Add mineral colloid BP to water without stirring.
  • Introduce phase B to phase A without stirring, then stir for 10 seconds with an ultra turrax.
  • Add ImerCare® Velluto while stirring.
  • Add phase D components one after another while stirring.

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