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  • SegmentPersonal care
  • INCI nameMagnesium/Potassium/Silicon/Fluoride/Hydroxide/Oxide
  • CAS numbers273730-58-8
  • Performance claimsMattifying, Smoothing
  • Sustainability claimsEconomical, Palm-oil free, Safe, Sustainable
  • FunctionBinding agents, Colourants
  • ApplicationsColorants, Cushion, Make-up
  • Usage level20-60%
  • Physical propertiesSolid at STP
  • AppearancePowder
  • ColorsWhite
  • GHS classificationNot applicable
  • Certifications
    • EU label
    • China-approved
    • ISO 16128

Ingredient Description

Micromica MK-200K is an extender pigment (base) with a particle size of 7-8μm, produced using original methods. Its features include high degrees of whiteness, transparency and purity (low heavy metal content), as well as its airiness. Recommended blending Micromica MK-200K into powdery foundation, loose powder, pressed powder, concealer, lipstick, and eye shadow. It gives a mattifying effect on the skin and prevents darkening or over-highlighting. It is an eco raw material using by-products from the fertilizer business. This base ingredient has low heavy metal contents and is asbestos-free, it can be used as an alternative to sericite. It is also non-nano and non-animal derived.


  • Company nameNagase
  • Legal nameNagase & Co., Ltd.
  • HeadquartersChuo-ku, Tokyo, Japan
  • Number of employees6300
  • DescriptionNAGASE Personal Care, a division of NAGASE & CO., LTD., is an established supplier of beauty and personal care ingredients from Japan together with our overseas offices. We provide a wide range of specialty, basic and naturally derived ingredients to researchers, formulators, and marketers in the Personal Care industry.
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