A mixture of cosmetic raw materials, which is made up of various raw materials after reasonable dispensing. Cosmetics have various kinds of raw materials and different properties. According to the properties and uses of cosmetics, they can be broadly divided into two categories: matrix materials and auxiliary materials. The former is a kind of main raw material of cosmetics, which occupies a large proportion in cosmetics formula and plays a major role in cosmetics. The latter plays a role in shaping, stabilizing or giving color, fragrance and other characteristics of cosmetics, which are not used in cosmetic formulations, but are extremely important. Cosmetics are made from natural, synthetic or extracted substances with different functions as raw materials by heating, stirring and emulsifying processes.
The main raw materials of cosmetics are commonly used as matrix materials and natural additives. The general base materials for cosmetics include: oily raw materials, which are the most widely used raw materials for cosmetics, play a protective, moisturizing and softening role in skin care products, play a stereotyping and aesthetic role in the use of products; surfactants, which can reduce the surface tension of water, with decontamination, wetting, dispersion, foaming, emulsification, thickening. Other functions, known as industrial monosodium glutamate, moisturizing agents and essential ingredients for cream cosmetics, are used to prevent dry and cracked paste and keep skin moisture. Adhesives are mainly used for hair gel, mousse and gelatin mask. Powder is mainly used for making powder products, and pigments and dyestuffs are mainly used for cosmetic modification. Products; preservatives, antioxidants, in the cosmetics shelf-life and consumer use in the process of inhibiting microbial growth; perfumes, increase cosmetic fragrance, improve product value; other raw materials, including UV absorbers, dye intermediates used for dyeing black hair, perm raw materials, antiperspirant, deodorant, anti-dry skin crack Raw materials, anti acne raw materials, etc. Common natural additives are hydrolyzed gelatin, hyaluronic acid, superoxide dismutase (SOD), Royal jelly, silk fibroin, mink oil, pearls, aloe vera, malt meal stone, organic germanium, pollen, alginic acid, seabuckthorn, Chinese herbal medicine and so on.