Cosmetics innovation

Formulators working at high-end cosmetic houses need to source ingredients that will deliver the uniform, long-lasting coverage expected of world-leading beauty brands.


A brilliant TiO2 pigment for premium cosmetics.

To support the formulation of premium cosmetics, we have developed a super pure grade of titanium dioxide (TiO2) that can help improve the opacity of premium make up products that need to provide a consistent, flawless finish.

Optimized to reflect selected wavelengths of light

HOMBITAN® AFDC 101 pigment is a new, high purity, uncoated anatase grade of TiO2 with a very narrow particle size distribution. Delivering better opacity performance than standard white pigment grades, HOMBITAN® AFDC 101 pigment is ideally suited for use in high quality cosmetic formulations. Applications include foundations, eye shadows, face powders, concealers and lipsticks.

HOMBITAN® AFDC 101 pigment is created using a special process technology, which gives greater control over crystal size and particle distribution. This novel approach produces crystal size distributions that are optimized to reflect selected wavelengths of light. The result is a product that combines, in general, the softness of an anatase pigment with the opacity of a rutile pigment.

The ability to fine tune particle size and distribution

The availability of HOMBITAN® AFDC101 pigment is a major breakthrough in our TiO2 offering to the premium cosmetics industry – giving us the ability to fine-tune both particle size and distribution to suit specific applications. HOMBITAN® AFDC 101 pigment has consistently fine particles over a consistently narrow distribution, which no other product can provide.

Used as a white, natural, identical color additive, HOMBITAN® AFDC 101 pigment can work on its own or in combination with color pigments. Quick and easy to use, it disperses rapidly into formulations and is ideal for use in aqueous systems such as creams, which use water as a wetting agent. HOMBITAN® AFDC 101 pigment complies with relevant regulations including ISO 9001 (quality); ISO 14001 (environment); ISO 18001 (health and safety); ISO 22000 / FSSC 22000 (food); and ECOCERT / COSMOS. It also satisfies kosher and halal requirements.