By: Mary Sundborg, VP of Sales and Marketing, Disruptive Materials
In 2013 a new material, Upsalite, was discovered at Sweden’s Uppsala University. It was made possible by Professor Maria Strømme and her team of researchers. Previously thought to be impossible to make, Upsalite is an amorphous mesoporous magnesium carbonate – the only one of its kind!
This new, patented material enables many possibilities due to its porous structure, large surface area and adsorbing capacity. The secret is in the pores. Each particle contains millions of tiny pores that continuously absorb excess sebum and sweat from skin. In contrast to other ingredients that absorb oil on the surface, Upsalite stores the excess sebum on the inside of its porous structure, leaving the skin fresh throughout the day.
Consumers are more focused on ingredients than ever before and brands have set ambitious goals for clean, safe and environmentally friendly products that are still high performance. Sourcing raw materials that deliver on all of these concerns has been very difficult – until now.
Upsalite offers the full package – contact us to learn more.
Upsalite in Cosmetics
- Superior Absorption Capacity*
- Superior Blurring Effect*
- Long Lasting Mattifying*
- Increased Skin Adhesion*
- Water Soluble (Environmentally friendly)*
- ISO 161 28 NO Index of 1, COSMOS Approved*
- Dermatologically tested to be non-dehydrating*
*data on files
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