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Size : 100 g, 500 g or 1 kg
Our mineral pigments like micas and oxides are cosmetic grade. These pigments come from the earth, are inorganic and keep themselves indefinitely. As its name suggests, this product is the natural oxide of zinc. White and odorless color powder.
Our zinc oxide is not made of no particles.
Not soluble in water or in oil.
Inci: Zinc oxide
Properties : Coloring, covering, provides protection against UV rays (at least 15% in a cream), anti-inflammatory.
Attention ! Do not mix with linseed oil, this can cause inflammation
Use : This product can be added as such to makeup. To color the soaps, we recommend that you dilute oxides in a little oil or vegetable glycerin. Start with very small quantities, because oxides color a lot and can color the water (which does not matter in itself, but can be surprising). We recommend wearing the mask and gloves for handling these powders. For external use only. Concentration: 0.1 to 20%.
Applications: Solar creams, makeup, soaps.
Recipe : Homelin sunscreen with light FPS / 100 ml 80 g aloe gel 10 g oleic extract-beauté from St. John's wort or raspberry seed oil 7 g Emulsifying vegetable wax (Olivem 1000 ideally for the dispersion of powders, olivem 900 for a more oily cream therefore more water -repellent which should be added by 3% of cetyl alcohol) A potassium sorbate knife point (0.3% of the recipe)16 g Zinc oxide In a saucepan, melt the vegetable emulsifying wax with the oleic extract of St. John's wort. In a 2nd saucepan, heat the aloe gel over low heat, then dissolve the potassium sorbate. Bring the two phases to 60 degrees C (check using our thermometer), then mix them together for 2-3 minutes using an electric drummer. Add the zinc oxide, brew, double in our 100 ml bottle with pouring cap and label. Apply 15 minutes before going to the sun, then repeat after physical activity or swimming, as well as at every hour or half hours for more sensitive people. * Note that zinc oxide leaves the skin less white than titanium dioxide. ** See our specialized courses to understand the manufacture of emulsions.