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Purifying clay mask 04K

Purifying clay mask 04K

Kaolin-based formulation

consumer benefits

Skin purification, creamy feel


Skin care - face mask


ImerCare® 04K, a very white kaolin, provides consistency. It absorbs sebum and impurities and is ideal for face masks.



Typical Formulation ingredients

Phase INCI Name Ingredients Function %
A C20-22 Alkyl Phosphate (and) C20-22 Alcohols Sensanov WR (Seppic) Emulsifier 3.0
Pentaerythrityl Distearate Cutina PES (BASF) Consistency Agent 2.0
Cetyl Alcohol Lanette 16 (BASF) Consistency Agent 2.0
Octyldodecanol Eutanol G (BASF) Emollient 3.0
Caprylic/ Capric Triglyceride DUB MCT 5545 (Stearinerie Dubois) Emollient 5.0
B1 Aqua - Solvent QSP 100
Disodium EDTA EDETA BD (BASF) Chelating Agent 0.1
B2 Xanthan Gum Rhodicare T (Solvay) Thickener 0.3
Glycerin - Humectant 1.0
B3 Sodium Hydroxide 10% in a water solution pH Adjuster 1.5
C Glycerin - Humectant 5.0
Propanediol (and) Aqua ZEMEA Propanediol (IMCD) Humectant 3.0
Aqua - Solvent 12.5
Kaolin ImerCare® 04K (Imerys) Impurities Absorbency Agent 15.0
D Phenoxyethanol Phenoxetol (Clariant) Preservative 0.8
E Benzyl Alcohol (and) SalicylicAcid (and) Glycerin (and) Sorbic Acid Geogard ECT (Masso) Preservative 0.6
Sodium Hydroxide 10% in a water solution pH Adjuster 0.1
Fragrance Corazon / SA LA 0042 (Accords & Parfums) Fragrance 0.6



  • Weigh phase A, stir and heat to 75°C.
  • Weigh B1, stir and heat. At 50°C, introduce the premix B2 and adjust the pH with B3.
  • Premix phase C and add it to phase B and heat to 75°C.
  • When the two phases are at 75°C, add phase A to phase B+C, stir with ultra turrax for 30 sec at 9500 RPM.
  • Cool down to 50°C and add phase D.
  • Cool down to 35°C and add phase E components one after another.

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