APPLICATIONS

The colour and size of Bioglitter® products used in cosmetic applications change from season to season depending on the fashion and application.

colour cosmetics

COLOUR COSMETICS

Bioglitter® being globally cosmetic approved makes it suitable for use in most colour cosmetic applications.  Its silky feel makes it a much more comfortable product to wear than traditional plastic glitters.

nails

NAILS

Cosmetic Bioglitter® PURE has solvent resistance and performs well in this application.

All Cosmetic Bioglitter® are suitable for use in nail art, UV nail and water based nail varnish applications. Cosmetic Bioglitter® SPARKLE has limited solvent resistance and is not suitable for use in solvent based nail varnish.

eye shadow

EYES

Suitable for use in eye makeup, with heat resistance to over 100oC it is suitable for processing into cosmetic pencils. Less than 150micron rule: The cosmetic industry observes a less than 150micron particle size rule around the eyes, therefore glitter sizes 006 and 004 are suitable for use around eyes according to this rule.

lipstick

LIPS

With heat resistance to over 100oC it is suitable for processing into lip stick and lip gloss.
Cosmetic Bioglitter® PURE, is aluminium free and is therefore compliant with FDA cosmetic regulations for use on lips.

hair

HAIR

Suitable for use in hair products. Its silky properties makes it much less irritable than plastic glitters on the scalp. In addition when it’s washed off in the shower for example, you can be certain it will biodegrade in the natural environment.

body Art Tattoos

BODY ART & TATTOOS

Suitable to use loose with a fixative or in a fixative gel for body art and tattoos or for use in stick on glitter tattoos.

festival Carnival

FESTIVAL & CARNIVAL

Suitable to use loose with a fixative, Cosmetic Bioglitter® can give the festival goer a subtle shimmer glow with smaller sizes or the ultimate ‘bling’ appeal with large sizes. Mixes of sizes and colours are extremely popular to obtain the ‘mermaid’ or ‘unicorn’ look!

skin care

SKIN CARE

Suitable for use in skin care products such as face masks and sun creams.

films theatre

FILM & THEATRE

Suitable for use in professional makeup for the stage or big screen.

Please also be aware of any local country related cosmetic rules that should be observed. Please contact your distributor for more detailed information. Additional details can be found on the product range sheets and Technical data sheets.

Whatever the application, we always recommend Bioglitter® is tested in formulation and application. The suitability of Bioglitter® in application is the responsibility of the formulator or cosmetic manufacturer.