ECKART represents BYK Additives in personal care and cosmetics

ECKART represents BYK Additives in personal care and cosmetics

At In-Cosmetics, ECKART showcases new effect pigments, rheological additives, and creative ideas, from April 1 to April 3, 2014, in Hamburg.

Hartenstein, March 28, 2014 – ECKART showcases its wide portfolio of effect pigments and cosmetic fillers for the first time together with BYK Additives’ line of rheological modifiers with a basis of natural and synthetic compounds. These additives offer a variety of functions, such as viscosity, thickening, and anti-settling characteristics. In addition, BYK Instruments offers a specialized range of easy-to-use instruments for color matching and quality control.

The joint ECKART Pigments and BYK Additives & Instruments stand is located at hall 1, stand L 40.

ECKART’s product portfolio builds on its series of five effect pigments and its range of fillers. With a base of borosilicate, MIRAGE pigments create extraordinarily glamorous effects with maximum sparkle, color purity, and luster. This successful series is further expanded this season with four new interference color grades: MIRAGE Dazzling Gold, Dazzling Red, Dazzling
Blue, and Dazzling Green.

The VISIONAIRE series, created from a base of aluminum, copper, and bronze combines dramatic metallic reflection with unrivaled coverage. VISIONAIRE Bright Splendid Red 34, a unique vibrant red, will be introduced at In-Cosmetics.

Synthetic mica provides the basis for the SYNCRYSTAL range. Due to their high purity and excellent chroma, the products offer silvery pearlescent and brilliant interference color effects, warm earth tones, and expressive colors. The pigments provide a superior skin feel.

SYNAFIL is a group of cosmetic fillers with SYNAFIL S, designed to optimize product properties like skin feel, pay-off, and pressability of powders. It has a base of synthetic fluorphlogopite. SYNAFIL W is a polypropylene wax, designed to create matting and boosting effects in formulations.

SILVERDREAM products create impressive metallic effects in nail polish. The appearance ranges from silver sparkle to three-dimensional magnetic designs.

The ECKART Group, an ALTANA AG company, is the world's leading manufacturer of effect pigments. Today, the Group employs approx. 1,850 people and develops, produces, and markets metallic effect and pearlescent pigments in powder, paste, and pellet form, as well as concentrates, dispersions, and printing inks all over the world. In addition to the cosmetics and personal care industry, ECKART products are used in the paint and coatings industry, the graphic arts industry, the lightweight concrete industry, and in plastic products. ECKART does business in more than 70 countries.
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