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Make-up pigments and Color Trends for 2016 (ENG)

13:15 - 13:35
2015/11/25

After a short presentation of Sandream Enterprises LLC, I will describe all the different kinds of pigments available to use in make-up products and nailpolish: Mica based pearls, glass based pearls, synthetic Fluorphlogopite based, alluminum based, silver coated glass, glitters and holographic, treated powders, thermocromic pigments, photocromic pigments, glow-in-dark pigments. I will show also two particular kinds of pigment dispersions: Ecoperse and Ecocare, natural dispersions of pigments in Octyldodecyl Olivate, ester derived from Olive Oil, excellent for a lot of make-up applications. In the description I will pay attention to the chemical composition, INCI/CTFA name, particle range, with some reference to the European Cosmetics Regulation 1223/2009 and concentration limits allowed in a specific area of application.  I will show a kind of Analytical Certificate, explaining how it is done the quality control of the pigments and the standard methods used to ensure the performance of colorants. Showing some examples of make-up formulations, realized using Sandream pigments, I will focus on color trends for 2016.

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