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'Mission detox' stick mask

'Mission detox' stick mask

Multi-mineral-based formulation

ImerCare Stick Mask

Consumer benefits

Non-drying and detoxifying


Skin care – face mask


This non-drying, mineral-based face mask ensures a deep detox effect thanks to the ImerCare® 04K and ImerCare® 03D grades it contains.
Its ultra-innovative solid texture is practical, hygienic and incredibly easy-to-use.



Typical formulation ingredients

Phase INCI Name Ingredients Function %
A Glycerin   Humectant q.s.
A Stearic acid (and) Palmitic Acid Stearine TP 1200 (Stearinerie Dubois) Saponification Reagent 6.0
B Acqua   Solvent 31.3
B Sodium Hydroxide Sodium Hydoxide Pellets Extra Pure (Merck) Saponification Reagent 0.98
C Glycerin   Humectant 5.0
C Chondrus Crispus (Carrageenan) Gelcarin PC 812 (Givaudan France) Thickener 1.0
C Chondrus Crispus (Carrageenan) Gelcarin PC 379 (Givaudan France) Thickener 0.3
D Acqua   Solvent 9.6
D Caprylyl/Capryl Glucoside (and) Aqua Oramix CG 110 (Seppic) Wetting agents 4.0
D Diatomaceous Earth ImerCare® 03D (Imerys) Detoxifying agent 4.0
D Kaolin ImerCare® 04K (Imerys) Detoxifying agent 5.0
D CI 77499 (Iron oxides) (and) Glycerin (and) Aqua (and) Xanthan Gum (and)
Sodium Citrate
Covarine Black WN 9798 (Sensient) Pigment 1.0
D Fragrance Parfum Thé et Concombre JM/L26 (Floressence) Fragrance 0.6
E CI 77492 (Iron oxides) CI 77891 (Titanium dioxide) (and) Mannitol (and) Hydrogenated lecithin (and) Polymethyl Methacrylate (and) Aluminium Hydroxide Sugarcapsule Magic Yellow SP (Daito Kasei) Pigment 3.0

Developed in cooperation with Sicaf


  • Combine A ingredients and heat to 80°C whilst stirring.
  • Dissolve Sodium Hydroxide in water.
  • Add phase B to phase A slowly.
  • Heat for 30 minutes at 80°C.
  • Pre-mix phase C ingredients and add them to the blend at 80°C.
  • Homogenize the mixture for 10 minutes.
  • Pre-mix phase D ingredients before adding them to the blend to facilitate dispersion.
  • Add phase D to the blend at 80°C and stir until homogenized.
  • At the last minute, add the phase E ingredient whilst stirring gently (150 RPM maximum) at 80°C.
  • Homogenize the mixture and pour it into the container.

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