Cosmepearl™ N is an exciting cosmetic ingredient to add a touch of luxury to personal care products. It is a fine powder made of micronised freshwater pearls coated with jojoba oil. Pearl powder is one of the most bioavailable sources of calcium and a source of amino acids to nourish skin.
Pearl powder has been used for thousands of years in Traditional Chinese Medicine both as a medicine taken orally and also applied topicallyfor its anti-ageing properties. It was claimed to nourish the body and skin2, to detoxifyand to healespecially inflammatory conditions.
Pearl or nacre is a bio mineral. It consists of alternating sheets of crystallised CaCO3 cemented together by an organic matrix (1-5%).
- Calcium carbonate is in the form of aragonite crystals (ca. 95-99%)
- Scleroprotein, an organic protein complex (ca. 1-4%)
- Water (ca. 2-4%) and trace elements (Mg, Si, Mn)
• Cosmepearl™ N contains a minimum protein content of 1.8%
INCI: Margarita (Pearl) Powder, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Tocopherol, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil