DESCRIPTION: Hydrated Silica is a high performance active used in skin and hair care. This material is insoluble in water, and therefore can be used to create a gentle exfoliating action in aqueous systems, such as cream cleansers, micro-peels, Micro-Dermabrasion products, body washes, shower and bath gels, etc. In these applications.
Hydrated Silica is used in many custom formulated mineral make-up powders because of its ability to absorb excess oils on skin.
It acts a an anti inflammatory and therefore is essential in skin damage repair and wound healing.
Silica can be used to thicken the oil phase of formulations, or to cut the "greasy" feel of heavier emollients.
It’s also amazing for the hair and nails care treatments and it also helps collagen production. Silica has great efficacy for sensitive skin, and it gives you a glow because it can deliver oxygen to the skin.
Scrubs and Body Polish
Exfoliating Body Wash / Gels (without oils)
Household Surface Cleaners (Abrasives)
5 TO 10% - Anhydrous Scrubs
2 to 30% - Exfoliating Body Wash / Gels (with oils)
After Mixing into Oils Allow the Silica to Hydrate for 10 to 45 Minutes, depending on Batch Size
Appearance: White Free Flowing Powder
Odor: Characteristic, Very Low
Solubility: Oil Soluble
Storage: Tightly Sealed, Protected from Heat / Moisture
Shelf: 24 Months when Properly Stored / Handled
Cas number: 10279-57-9
INCI: Hydrated Silica