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Cosmetic Microspheres

3M™ Cosmetic Microspheres are unique, semi-transparent fine particle size high-strength ceramic microspheres. 3M microspheres are engineered to help you reduce costs, increase solids, enhance properties, and improve processability.

3M Cosmetic Microspheres are ideal for providing a smooth feel and texture or for softening wrinkles and fine lines.


  • Spherical
  • Inert fine particles
  • Inert and cost effective.


  • Ball bearing low friction effect
  • Easy to disperse
  • Consistent processing and feel
  • High potential loadings
  • Cost effective texture enhancement.


  • Gives a smooth feel and texture
  • Softens fine lines and wrinkles
  • Easy to process
  • Improved cosmetic performance without added cost or a lower cost formulation without sacrificing performance.

Typical Applications

  • Colour cosmetics
  • Lipstick
  • Mascara
  • Skin Care.

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