Special Effects for the Cosmetics Industry

Silicones are true beauty specialists - they give cosmetic products the special effects needed in beauty care. Hair is given a silky shine, skin is made more supple and make-up products gain long-lasting brilliant colors. Cosmetic products are made more attractive. Creams, emulsions and oils achieve the consistency that leads to the desired product experience. They are easier to spread and leave the skin feeling nourished.

Learn more about the special effects provided by BELSIL® and HDK® silicones from WACKER for make-up, haircare and skincare

Special Effects for Make-up

WACKER silicones simplify recipes, make processing easier;.and promote innovative product ideas, from the pleasant care cosmetics, via kissproof lipsticks, to waterproof mascaras and eyeshadows. WACKER experts, and the special effects, will help you develop trending products and optimize timeless classics.

Shine – Seductive Reflections

Long-lasting shine is the secret of attractive nails and bewitching lips. BELSIL® additives make surfaces more radiant and colors more brilliant.

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Resistance – Long-Lasting Effects

Perfect make-up, seductive lips and fascinating eyes keep their desired effect for longer - whether covering, kissproof, strongly colored or water resistant.

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Thickening – Smooth Application

One of the challenges facing product developers is to provide tinted creams, covering foundations and concealers with the right texture and consistency.

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Spreadability – Beguiling Application

High-quality make-ups not only create the perfect complexion, they also provide a pleasant experience when applied. Evocative Care from the First Touch

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Special Effects for Haircare

Satin shine and smooth volume are signs of beauty and youth. Hair is a key feature of our attractiveness and an expression of our fashion sense and lifestyle. Haircare and styling products are an essential part of our daily personal care. There is a huge interest in new, ever more effective products. Create tomorrow’s wow effect. We provide you with the necessary special effects.

Smoothness - Silky Suppleness

High-quality hair care ensures soft hair, and provides a pleasant experience even during application

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Shine – Alluring Reflections

Shine is the attribute of beautiful, healthy hair. Silicones envelop the hair,creating a smooth surface with enticing reflections.

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Shaping and Volume – Strong Hold and Soft Body

Modern hairsprays, mousses and balsams allow creation of a wide variety of hairstyles without affecting the natural hair feeling.

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Easy Combing – Shiny Combability

Even a small amount of silicone in a hair-care product can significantly improve the elasticity of dry and wet hair.

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Thermal Protection – An Excellent Heat Shield

Where straightening irons or curling tongs are used, excellent heat protection is needed. Temperatures here can easily reach over 220°C and damage the surface and core of the hair fibers.

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Tackiness – Pleasant Care

Your customers want styling products that can do almost anything, and still feel good - both on the hair and during application. No place for sticky products ...

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Special Effects for Skincare

First impressions count Skin-care products are successful for their odor, color, consistency and the feeling during application. Formulate the right special effects using silicones from WACKER. Their film-forming properties improve the spreading during application, make suncare more reliable and maintain a unique skin feel.

Smoothness - Silky Suppleness

High-quality care is easy to apply, feels pleasant and produces silky smooth skin.

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Moisturizing – Intensive Moisture Protection

To retain the natural moisture balance of the skin, special silicone waxes of the BELSIL® range from a protective, moisturizing film on the skin.

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Spreadability – Beguiling Application

First-class skin and suncare products can be easily and uniformly spread, are absorbed quickly and leave behind a pleasant skin feel.

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Thickening – Pleasant Texture and Sensory Properties

From the first impression on opening to the feeling during application to the skin - the look and feel of a care product is either convincing or not ....

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Thixotropy – Optimum Consistency

Successful care products need effective active ingredients and a capable carrier in the form of a cream or lotion.

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Tackiness – Pleasant Care

Your customers want care products that are quickly absorbed, are moisturizing and leave the skin with a pleasant feel. Sticky skin care products are a no-no..

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Resistance – Long-Lasting UV-Protection

In sunscreens or anti-aging products, care make-ups or day creams, UV filters are well established. Demand is increased by your customers’ high sensitivity.

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