ALUMINUM MAGNESIUM SILICATE
INCI: Aluminum Magnesium Silicate
What is Aluminum magnesium silicate?
Kaolin, Another name for hydrated aluminum magnesium silicate, is basically clay which is purified and refined to become useful in cosmetic products. Since it’s clay, it’s flaky in appearance and white in color. It is available widely and naturally on earth’s crust.
Use & Benefits:
It thickens when water is added to it and doesn’t dissolve in water. It forms a suspension with water. This quality is useful in the preparation of semi-liquid preparations as a thickening agent. It is also used as filler in shaving creams, antiperspirants. After application on the skin it has oil absorbing quality which is particularly useful for formulations that need to dry skin secretionsthe , for example, Acne or a diaper rash.yer.