YAMAGUCHI MICA CO., LTD.  
<PRODUCT> MICA POWDER for COSMETICS

Our products are highly appreciated for quality of smoothness texture
based on the thinness and a large selection by the cosmetic market.

We can control smoothness, adhesiveness and gloss, transparency with
our advanced technology such as calcining, classification, our original
grinding method and the selection of raw ore.

Our wide range of products will stimulate your imagination and lead to
new development of the cosmetic industory.
The standard mica series
Mica standard series offer soft and smooth texture, enhanced skin adhesion and improving pay-off as anti-caking agent
in pressed powder applications.
Product Name Average
Particle Size
(μm)
Bulk
Density
(g/ml)
Loss on
Drying
(%)
Aspect
Ratio
(Ref. value)
Glossiness
(GU)
Remarks
Y-1800 10 85 0.15 70 10  Fine particles, mattifying
Y-2300X 19 83 0.16 60 12  Silky and shimmer
Y-3000 23 81 0.25 70 12  Natural sheen and luster
The gloss mica series
The amazing softness and glossiness deliver point make-up applications with dewy finishing.
Product Name Average
Particle Size
(μm)
Bulk
Density
(g/ml)
Loss on
Drying
(%)
Aspect
Ratio
(Ref. value)
Glossiness
(GU)
Remarks
SA-310 26 82 0.18 70 14  Velvety sheen and feeling
SA-350 42 80 0.22 80 18  Glittering and sparkling luster
FA-450 28 80 0.23 - 20  Excellent transparency, shine and glossiness
GFA-50 50 76 0.34 - 23  Metallic shine offers pearly effect
The calcined mica series
Calcination process provides higher aspect ratio which brings superior skin adhesion and oil absorption in emulsion,
hot pour and powder applications.
Product Name Average
Particle Size
(μm)
Bulk
Density
(g/ml)
Loss on
Drying
(%)
Aspect
Ratio
(Ref. value)
Glossiness
(GU)
Remarks
NCC-322 21 55 0.15 90 16  Natural golden brown color, high coverage
NCF-322 24 70 0.15 120 14  Light gray color, translucent
NCL-322 23 72 0.15 80 12  Natural champagne gold color, elegant shine
TM-10 11 77 0.12 130 17  Fine particles, fluffy feeling
TM-20 18 76 0.14 150 18  Exceptional transparency, high aspect ratio

*The values above are representative values and not for use as specification.
*'Average Particle Size' shows volume-average diameter analyzed by laser diffraction/scattering method.

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