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Rough to soft face pack

Rough to soft face pack

Perlite-based formulation

Consumer benefits

Gentle skin exfoliation, sebum absorption


Skin care - face mask scrub


ImerCare® 190P-Scrub perlite stimulates cell renewal and ImerCare® 20P perlite absorbs sebum and accelerates face mask drying time.


Imerys – developed by Aston UK distributor (Formula n°: ASTON LR137/05)

Typical Formulation ingredients

Phase INCI Name Ingredients Function %
A1 Aqua - Solvent QSP 100
Glycerin (and) Aqua (and) Microcitrus AustralasicaFruit Extract Lime Pearl AF (Southern Cross Botanicals)

Exfoliating Agent

A2 Bentonite Optigel CK - XR (BYK) Thickener 18.0
A3 Citric Acid 20% in a water solution pH Adjuster 6.0
B Synthetic Fluorphlogopite (and) CI 77491 (and) CI77891 (and) Tin Oxide Syncrystal Spring Gold (Eckart) Pigment 1.0
Fragrance - Fragrance 0.1
Phenoxyethanol (and) Ethylhexylglycerin Euxyl PE 9010 (Schülke & Mayr) Preservative 0.7
Aqua (and) CI42090 Unicert Blue 05601-J (0,5% in water) (Sensient) Dye 0.5
Perlite ImerCare® 190P-Scrub (Imerys) Exfoliating Agent 2.0
C Perlite ImerCare® 20P (Imerys) Sebum Absorbency Agent 13.0



  • Combine A1 then add A2 and homogenise at high shear (e.g. 8,000 RPM on a Silverson) for 10 minutes.
  • Adjust pH to around 6.5 using A3.
  • Add B and mix until homogenised (do not use high shear).
  • Add C and paddle stir until a homogeneous paste is formed.

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