Microspheres in Cosmetics – Solid Polymer Microspheres for Color Effects

A recent article on microspheres in Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine describes the use Solid Polyethylene Mirospheres for Effects in Color Cosmetics. Microspheres have been used in cosmetics for some time, primarily as fillers and exfoliators. Most recently scientists started to utilize light reflecting properties of microspheres for creating unique optical effects, such as optical blurring and wrinkle filling. Due…

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Porous Ceramics: Application for Polyethylene Microspheres

Polymer microspheres offer an excellent solution to creating precise pore sizes in ceramics at reasonable prices. Polyethylene microspheres offer the added benefit of minimal residue after firing, and the availability in wide size ranges from a few micron up to 1000um (1mm). Highly spherical microspheres have the added benefit of creating strong pores without any…

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