The visual and sensory modifier cosmetic ingredient for color boost and high spreading for instant make-up

66% of consumers judge important to have an immediate effect on the appearance of their skin (DSM survey conducted with 468 consumers). Cosmetics have to deliver instant effects and strong benefits to consumers while offering pleasant textures and maximized comfort. The visual and sensory modifier cosmetic ingredient VALVANCE® Touch 250 is the color booster within the VALVANCE® portfolio. It provides vibrant color and smooth rolling touch.

Product Features

  • INCI (active): Silica and Methicone
  • VALVANCE® Touch 250 are fine spherical Silica beads coated with Methicone 
  • Methicone coating provides a good dispersibility in oils
  • VALVANCE® Touch 250 absorbs oil while leaving a velvet and soft feel 
  • Improved powder fluidity and high smooth lubricious touch
  • Even dispersion on skin


In lipstick:

VALVANCE® Touch 250 outperforms the benchmark in more vibrant colour, increased gloss, even pigment distribution and sharper contour.

In powder: 

  • Easy application
  • Seamless glide and soft velour finish
  • Even and flawless complexion 
  • Impressive soft and smooth touch


100% Natural (0% Organic)
0% Water
0% Derived natural
0% Nature-identical
Complies with NATRUE Criteria
Raw material approved by ECOCERT GREENLIFE, conform to the ECOCERT Natural and Organic Cosmetics Standard

Technical info

  • Technology: Fine porous spherical particle coated with Methicone
  • Granulometry: D50 8-15 µm
  • Refractive index: 1.45-1.50
  • Oil absorption capacity: 1.2-1.7 ml/g

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