Cosmetic Ingredients - UMC

UMC Ingredients has a lineup of specialty products that encompass the Food , Beverage , Nutrition and Personal Care, providing high quality, low cost alternatives for the US and International markets.

  • Silicones
  • Sunscreen Actives
  • Fumed Silica
  • Perlite
  • Plant-derived
  • Surfactants
  • Sunflower Oil
  • Active Ingredients from Magnesia

Silicones–   Silicones are used in some cosmetic products thanks to their unique sensory benefits and properties, as long lasting effect in lipstick. Silicones are smoothing: they give products like creams or make-up a silky, spreadable, luxurious texture. They also give shine and softness in shampoo and other hair care products.   We have offsets to Dow/Xiameter, Wacker and  Shin-etsu brands.

The product range includes Dimethicones including D5, D6 alternatives,  Dimethicone Fluids, Phenyl Modified Silicones, Gum Blends. Cross- Polymers, Silicone Resins, and Emulsions

Silicones Brochure
Sunscreen Actives
Fumed Silica

Common skin and beauty products that utilize fumed silica or fumed alumina products include: toothpaste; antiperspirants; dental powders; sunscreen products; nail polish; fragrances; lipstick; powders; makeup and creams; and hair care.

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In skincare, perlite is used for its ability to absorb moisture without hindering the skin’s natural breathing ability. Aside from facial masks, this non-renewable resource is most commonly found in cosmetic powders and may contribute a matting effect to reduce the look of oily skin.

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HP 100

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HP 900

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BB, Natural moisterizer presentation attached.

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Used for cleansing, foaming, thickening, emulsifying, solubilizing, penetration enhancement, antimicrobial effects, and other special effects. The key property of surfactant molecules that makes them useful cosmetic ingredients is that they are compatible with both water and oil

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Sunflower Oil

Sunflower oil is the non-volatile oil pressed from the seeds of the sunflower. Sunflower oil is commonly used in cosmetic formulations as an emollient.

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Active Ingredients from Magnesia


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