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BORONEIGE® - High-purity Boron Nitride powder for Color Cosmetic applications

BORONEIGE® – HIGH-PURITY BORON NITRIDE (BN) POWDER FOR COLOR COSMETIC APPLICATIONS

Today's consumers of color cosmetic products have multiple expectations in the products. Beside the color effect which is of cause the major reason, other properties making the application easy and giving a longer lasting on the skin are getting more and more important. BORONEIGE® Boron Nitride powder grades have proven to be much more than simple additives improving the texture of the final product. By using the high-purity BORONEIGE® Boron Nitride grades the formulator can take advantage of the following sensory and optical features: 

  • Enhances color effects
  • Velvety skin feel
  • Good spreadability
  • Superb skin adhesion
  • Long lasting effect
  • Skin whitening effect
  • Stabilising effect in emulsions 

The international laboratory ISPE (www.ispe.it) in Milan (Italy) recently evaluated the spreadability, skin coverage degree, skin coverage homogeneity and skin softness by comparing BORONEIGE® Boron Nitride with other common color cosmetic ingredients. 16 trained panelists evaluated the powders according to a standard protocol and ranked them with regard to the intensity degree of each selected parameter. As a conclusion can be drawn that BORONEIGE® Boron Nitride in terms of spreadability, skin coverage degree, skin coverage homogeneity and skin softness is superior compared to Nylon12, Talc Extra, Mica and PMMA.

The unique combination of the properties of BORONEIGE® results in a significant improvement of the haptics of the formulation. Leading manufacturers of color cosmetics already formulate products such as eye shadows, liquid foundations, pressed and loose powders, concealers, blushes, pencils and lipsticks with the high-purity BORONEIGE® Boron Nitride grades from ESK.


High-purity Boron Nitride powder for the cosmetic industryHigh-purity BORONEIGE® Boron Nitride powder for the cosmetic industry
BORONEIGE® Boron Nitride finds a range of interesting applications in cosmeticsBORONEIGE® Boron Nitride finds a range of interesting applications in cosmetics