C101

Cosmetic Grade Upsalite®

Cosmetic grade Upsalite®, a mesoporous magnesium carbonate, is a novel, patented ingredient for use in color cosmetics applications.

  • Trade Name: Upsalite Cosmetic Grade C101
  • INCI Name: Magnesium Carbonate
  • Key Functions: Shine control, long lasting mattifying effect, sebum control, texture and viscosity modifier
  • COSMOS Standard: Upsalite® (Cosmetic Grade C101), a mesoporous magnesium carbonate, is a raw material verified by ECOCERT GREENLIFE, compliant with the COSMOS Standard and without animal origin

Unique Properties

Upsalite®, a mesoporous magnesium carbonate, is a novel, patented ingredient that arose from pharmaceutical research at Uppsala University.

  • Dual absorption: Upsalite can absorb both hydrophilic and lipophilic substances simultaneously
  • Encapsulation: Upsalite encapsulates excess oil and moisture, leaving its outer structure dry. This can extend the wear time of your makeup products and decrease caking and creasing caused by excess sebum
  • Superior absorption capacity: The porous structure of Upsalite gives the material an enormous amount of surface area, which in turn allows it to absorb more oil and excess moisture compared to other commonly used ingredients
  • No flashback: The material has no measurable flashback effect
  • Semitranslucent: The material is semitranslucent on the skin

Absorption in Microscale

Absorption comparison

Applications

Cosmetic grade Upsalite® has been proven useful in a wide range of color cosmetic applications – both pressed, loose and liquid formulations – and hair care, such as dry shampoo formulas.

Primers

Pore Perfect Primer Mousse, Smooth Canvas Face Primer & Perfect Primer Stick

Finishing

Velvety Soft Finishing Powders & Velvety Soft Finishing Compact

Setting

Stay perfect setting powders

Highlighter

Glow Highlighter Stick

Foundation

Creamy Matte Foundation Stick, Loose Powder Matte Control Foundation & Weightless Compact Foundation 

Concealer

All Day Matte Concealer

Lip Color

Matte Liquid Lip Color

A COSMOS Standard raw material

Upsalite® (Cosmetic Grade C101), a mesoporous magnesium carbonate, is a raw material verified by ECOCERT GREENLIFE, compliant with the COSMOS Standard and without animal origin. Read more at Cosmos-Standard.org or contact us to learn more.

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