Silanes and silicon compounds are offered in research and commercial quantities and are used for a variety of applications.
A wide variety of inert silicone materials and reactive silicones for formulating are available.
Gelest offers a variety of metal-organic products which can be used as catalysts in synthetic reactions.
Our Bimax product line offers acrylates & specialty monomers for formulation development and polymer synthesis.
Tailoring Surfaces for Cosmetic Innovation
Tailoring surface chemistry of pigments and powders provides robust, permanently modified behavior, expanding formulation latitude in personal care. This surface chemistry has demonstrated exceptional performance in color cosmetic and skin care applications.
Gelest Surface Treated Ultramarine Pigments create clean, bright shades to soft pastels in eye makeup and powders. Our expanded Ultramarine Pigment line (blue, violet, pink) is available with the following hydrophobic surface treatments:
Sebum Resistant (SR)- Treated Pigments
Trimethylsiloxysilicate (SR)-treated pigments and fillers provide superior adhesion to skin and hair. SR pigments are the best candidates to be used in long-wearing and water-resistant makeup. They are hydrophobic yet are not overly sensitive to oils including sebum.