Color Cosmetics

Solvents, carriers, binders and treatment ingredients.

AuraSphere® N

INCI Name: Adipic Acid/Neopentyl Glycol Crosspolymer (and) Water (and) Aminodimethicone (and) Dimethicone (and) Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose (and) VP/VA Copolymer.

AuraSphere® N is a novel complex developed from the technology behind Penstia™ Powder. The technology provides unique visual and tactile properties. When used alone or in combination with other materials, the AuraSphere® N works to minimize the appearance of lines and wrinkles, while providing a soft, comfortable film. When applied neat to the skin, a smooth, matte finish is immediately noticeable. The result is a smooth, silky film, which makes the skin appear virtually free of fine lines.
Recommended use level: 8 - 12%.

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AuraSphere® Suspension

INCI Name: Adipic Acid/Neopentyl Glycol Crosspolymer (and) Water (and) Aminodimethicone (and) Dimethicone (and) Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose (and) VP/VA Copolymer.

AuraSphere® Suspension is a novel complex developed from the technology behind Penstia™ Powder. The technology provides unique visual and tactile properties. When used alone or in combination with other materials, the AuraSphere® Suspension works to minimize the appearance of lines and wrinkles, while providing a soft, comfortable film. When applied neat to the skin, a smooth, matte finish is immediately noticeable. The result is a smooth, silky film, which makes the skin appear virtually free of fine lines.
Recommended use level: 8 - 12%.

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DiowGel™ 216

INCI Name: Dimethicone, Caprylyl Methicone, Phenyl Methicone.

DiowGel™ 216 was developed to fulfull a need in the cosmetic industry for a cyclomethicone-free silicone gel. The attributes of DiowGel 216 include an elegant texture, silky sensory skin feel, fine line and wrinkle blurring and extended spreadability. DiowGel™ 216 is structurally consistent and completely stable. It provides and extraordinary texture and enhanced structural characteristics.
Recommended use level: 3%.

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DiowGel™ 600

INCI Name: Isododecane (and) Vinyl Dimethicone/Lauryl Dimethicone Crosspolymer (and) Dimethicone (and) Lauryl Dimethicone.

DiowGel™ 600 is an ideal dispersion medium, as it imparts an exceptionally silky and luxurious cushion with a short playtime. DiowGel™ 600 is a light feeling gel that leaves a soft and dry, tack-free finish on the skin. Its versatility suggests applications in a wide range of personal care products including skin care/treatments, color cosmetics, sunscreens and antiperspirants. Recommended use level: 3 - 20%.

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DiowGel™ 6413

INCI Name: Dimethicone, Isododecane, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer.

DiowGel™ 6413 is an exciting new gel that has been added to Centerchem's product range. It contains a unique organosilicone polymer matrix incorporated in an isodecane/dimethicone carrier. DiowGel™6413 provides an initial cushiony feel which smoothly transitions into an attractive emollient and moisturized end feeling on the skin. Its organo compatibility allow for its use in a wide range of applications including anhydrous makeup, skin care and emulsion products.
Recommended use level: 2 - 10%.

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DiowGel™ 722

INCI Name: Dimethicone, Isododecane, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer.

DiowGel™ 722 was developed to fulfill a need in the cosmetic industry for a cyclomethicone-free silicone gel. The attributes of DiowGel™ 722 include an elegant texture, silky sensory skin feel, fine line and wrinkle blurring and extended spreadability. DiowGel™ 722 is structurally consistent and completely stable. It provides a cushiony texture, matte appearance and improved compatibility with organic elements.
Recommended use level: 3%.

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Multimineral Complex IV

INCI Name: Water, Magnesium Chloride, Potassium Chloride, Zinc Chloride, Sodium Chloride.

The main cosmetic benefit is its stimulating capacity, invigorating cell renewal and accelerating organic processes. These mineral components, which inlcude Zinc, Chlorine, Magnesium, Potassium, Sodium and Lysine, cooperate in moisturizing the horny layer by preventing dehydration. In addition, they provide flexibility and softness.
Recommended use level: 0.5 - 5.0%.

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Neossance™ Squalane

INCI Name: Squalane.

ECOCERT-approved Neossance™ Squalane is a 100% plant based emollient that, alongside its precursor squalene, occurs naturally in the lipidic layers of the skin and prevents moisture loss while restoring the skin's suppleness and flexibility. Its exceptional moisturizing properties and ability to penetrate the skin have long made it a favorite amongst cosmetic and personal care formulators. Neossance™ Squalane is reliably supplied, highly pure and sustainably sourced. Cosmetic applications include face, body and hair care, moisturizing creams, lipsticks/lip glosses, makeup primers, sunscreens, cleansing lotions, foundations and tinted moisturizers.
Recommended use level: 1 - 100%.

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Organza

INCI Name: Cyclopentasiloxane, Polyethylene, PEG/PPG 20-15 Dimethicone, Phenyl Methicone.

Organza was created to provide unsurpassed sensory elegance including fine line and wrinkle blurring effects, flexible film forming characteristics and a tactile mobility that adds to sensory moisturization. Organza delivers to the skin a fine, spreadable film that remains mobile for an extended period of time. Organza is a complex polymer chain network, allowing it to entrap and hold a variety of oil and water soluble ingredients. This property makes Organza effective in stabilizing silicone emulsions. The silky elegance and moisturizing capability of Organza combined with its stabilizing benefits make Organza and excellent addition to cosmetic formulations.
Recommended use level: 3%.

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Penstia™ Powder

INCI Name: Adipic Acid, Neopentyl Glycol Crosspolymer.

Penstia™ Powder is a new and novel polymer that imparts a silky, creamy, cushiony feel to the finished product. The particles of Penstia™ Powder are porous spheres that allow for high oil loading, which is useful for active entrapment, stabilization and sebum absorption. The particles 'roll' rather than 'drag', adding exceptional slip to any formulation. The chemical composition of Penstia™ Powder gives it dry binding properties and also allow it to be used in both water and oil phases, resulting in improved formula stability and reduced tackiness.
Recommended use level: 3%.

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PENTACARE-HP PF

INCI Name: Water (and) Ceratonia Siliqua (Locust Bean) Gum (and) Hydrolyzed Casein.

Paraben free PENTACARE-HP PF acts by almost instantaneously tightening and smoothing skin. It has a skin feel effect that results in a slight silk-like, shiny appearance. This perception underlines the product's mode of action on the surface of the epidermis. PENTACARE-HP PF is an ideal essential component for skin care products, especially anti-wrinkle preparations and make-up bases.
Recommended use level: 3 - 8%.

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PENTACARE-NA PF

INCI Name: Water (and) Ceratonia Siliqua (Locust Bean) Gum (and) Hydrolyzed Wheat Gluten.

PENTACARE-NA PF is a paraben-free mixture of galactomannins specially fractionated from seeds of locust bean gum and hydrolyzed proteins isolated from wheat gluten. PENTACARE-NA PF has a high affinity for the skin delivering an immediately noticeable effect of skin tightening. PENTACARE-NA PF is appropriate for eye for face area products or in under make-up formulations.
Recommended use level: 2 - 5%.

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StrataGel 171

INCI Name: Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone, C30-C45 Olefin, Phenyl Methicone,Stearoxytrimethylsilane.

StrataGel 171 is a highly stable silicone gel material that imparts a non-greasy, silky feel and a matte appearance to the skin, with a powdery finish. It enhances the structural stability of silicone emulsions. The built-in stability, clarity and consistency assure a predictable formulation element. StrataGel 171 envelopes other formulation elements into its matrix and helps create a well distributed system. It can be used in virtually any type of personal care formulation.
Recommended use level: 3%.

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StrataGel 500

INCI Name: Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone, Phenyl Methicone.

StrataGel 500 is a highly stable, water white silicone gel. It imparts a non-greasy, dewy finish on the skin with a high degree of mobility. It enhances the structural stability of silicone emulsions. The built-in stability, remarkable clarity and consistency assure a predictable formulation element. StrataGel 500 envelopes other formulation elements into its matrix and helps create a well distributed system. It can be used in virtually any type of personal care formulation.
Recommended use level: 3%.

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