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“Starry, Starry Night” eye-shadow

“Starry, Starry Night” eye-shadow

Talc-based formulation

consumer benefits

Shine, radiance, silky feel


Make-up – eye shadow


ImerCare® SheerSilk is an excellent base for highly pigmented, high-brilliance eyeshadows. ImerCare® SheerSilk imparts good colour intensity and a soft touch.



Typical Formulation ingredients

Phase INCI Name Ingredients Function %
A Talc ImerCare® SheerSilk (Imerys) Transparency and Luster Agent 41.0
Iron Oxides SunPuro Blackiron oxide (Maprecos) Pigment 10.0
Black Iron Oxide (and) Sodium LauroylGlutamate (and) Lysine (and) MagnesiumChloride ASL-1 Black BL-100P (Daito Kasei) Pigment 15.0
Calcium Sodium Borosilicate (and) TitaniumDioxide (and) Tin Dioxide OTS-DK Pearl-GFIF Blue (Daito Kasei) Pigment 3.0
Synthetic Fluorphlogopite SynMica Fine (Maprecos) Nacreous Agent 3.0
Synthetic Fluorphlogopite (and) Iron Oxides SunShine Ultra Glitter Bronze(Maprecos) Nacreous Agent 1.8
Polymethyl Methacrylate Makibeads 1 (Daito Kasei) Lubricant 15.0
Silica CL Silica 700 (Maprecos) Smoothing Agent 1.2
B Cyclohexasiloxane (and) VinylDimethicone/Methicone SilsesquioxaneCrosspolymer (and) Acrylamide/SodiumAcryloyldimethyltaurate Copolymer (and)Isohexadecane (and) Polysorbate 80 (and)PEG-10 Dimethicone Gelaid® SILK (Innospec) Silky Agent 3.0
3-methyl-1.3-butanediol   Emollient 2.0
Coco-Caprylate/Caprate   Emollient 2.0
Dimethicone Dimethisil® DM-200 (Innospec) Spreadability Agent 3.0



  • Mix all the powders (phase A) together with ImerCare® SheerSilk in a low shear blender.
  • Heat the four binders at 50°C until homogenised (phase B).
  • Pulverse the binders onto the powder mix and disperse in a low shear blender.
  • Press at 400 psi into dish.

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