By its inherent nature, the incorporated pigment permits to improve the coverage and color of cosmetic products as well as to boost the sun protection factor (SPF) in skin creams. The porous structure of the particles is able to absorb sebum, reduce drying time and deliver a matt finish. Adding between 1-10% Omyaskin to a formulation enhances the compressibility and also the ability of the end product to provide smoothness and a softer skin feel. According to Omya, the material can replace talc and kaolin, and it improves the coverage performance of titanium dioxide.
As a result, Omyaskin is suitable for a range of cosmetic applications, including foundations, compact powders, lipsticks and BB/CC/DD creams. The functionalized products are produced in Orgon, France,and meet the requirements of EC Commission regulation No. 1223/2009 on cosmetic products. It also comes with a NaTrue certification.