Natural and functional ingredients from Omya

A close up of the head of a toothbrush with a strip of toothpaste formulated with blue particlesOmya, the Swiss expert in high purity calcium carbonate, will highlight two core products at in-cosmetics Global. These are its Omyadent and Omyacare ingredient ranges for dental and skin care applications.

Omyadent is a line of highly effective functional calcium carbonate particles with re-mineralising, whitening and desensitising properties. Omyacare is pure white natural minerals with strong opacity and mastered particle sizes, which can be used in various skin care and colour cosmetics formulations.

Multifunctional ingredients

The company’s Omyacare range consists of different natural calcium carbonate particles that provide multifunctional ingredients for innovative skin care products.

Providing an active and sustainable alternative to microplastics, Omyacare minerals can be used in a variety of applications, including emulsions (o/w and w/o) and anhydrous (non-powder) formulations, to provide body and texture. They deliver smoothness and a pleasant skin feel when used in body lotions, body creams, and coloured cream products which are intended for a smoother skin feel, reduced tackiness and faster drying times.

Whatever the formulation, Omyacare minerals can be heated up to 85°C and homogenised without affecting their properties. As they can be used at high concentrations while still maintaining the quality of the formulation, they are also cost-effective fillers.

The show highlights of Omya will be rounded off with its high purity botanical colourants, pigments and natural antioxidants. It’s new natural gardenia red colourant will be introduced at in-cosmetics as an ideal ingredient for vegan cosmetics.

Omya’s products and solutions are now available in South Africa from CJP Chemicals

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