Synthetic Fluorphlogopite


Texture enhancer

No known benefits

Synthetic Fluorphlogopite description

Synthetic fluorphlogopite is a synthetic mineral material used in cosmetics to add bulk and to thicken emulsions. It is composed of sheets of magnesium aluminum silicate plus potassium and is considered safe as used in cosmetics. It is considered non-irritating to skin.

Synthetic Fluorphlogopite references

  • International Journal of Toxicology, November-December 2015, pages 43S-52S

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Ingredient ratings


Proven and supported by independent studies. Outstanding active ingredient for most skin types or concerns.


Necessary to improve a formula's texture, stability, or penetration.


Generally non-irritating but may have aesthetic, stability, or other issues that limit its usefulness.


There is a likelihood of irritation. Risk increases when combined with other problematic ingredients.


May cause irritation, inflammation, dryness, etc. May offer benefit in some capability but overall, proven to do more harm than good.


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