Cosmetic Bio-glitter® is a new innovation in cosmetic effect pigments. A new glitter produced from cosmetically approved materials that addresses the environmental micro plastic issues associated with polyester glitter.
Cosmetic Bio-glitter® is produced from a special biodegradable regenerated cellulose film which is derived from renewable raw materials, responsibly and environmentally sourced to FSC® standards. It does not contain genetically modified materials or materials obtained from genetically modified organisms.
The heavy metal content of Cosmetic Bio-glitter® is very low and fully complies with cosmetic requirements. It has the added benefit of being antimony free as no antimony is used in the production process.
Cosmetic Bio-glitter® incorporates specially selected ingredients and pigments that meet the requirements of EC Regulation 1223/2009 and FDA Title 21 CFR Regulations for applications in the cosmetic industry. Enabling Bio-glitter® to comply with cosmetic regulations around the world.
Bio-glitter® is precision cut and highly reflective making it indistinguishable from cosmetic polyester glitter.
Bio-glitter® is both bio-degradable and made from renewable resources.
The film from which Bio-glitter® is derived, is bio-degradable and made from trees, primarily eucalyptus trees, environmentally sourced to from responsibly managed plantations.
Bio-glitter® contains low levels of heavy metals
Antimony levels in Bio-glitter® are below the limits of detection, effectively zero. Whereas, cosmetic polyester glitter can have antimony levels as high as 150ppm. The antimony in polyester is a by-product of a catalyst used in the manufacture of polyester.
Bio-glitter® feels more comfortable on the skin.
Bio-glitter® is physically 30-40% softer than polyester glitter.