Minerals for cosmetics and body care products

As a certified distributor for minerals, MAGNESIA supplies manufacturers of cosmetic products and personal care products worldwide. In our extensive portfolio you will find a range of products for almost all formulations commonly used today, such as beauty balms, serums, masks, dry shampoo, but also for classic soaps, lotions, shower gels and sun protection products. MAGNESIA minerals are also preferred for wellness products and outdoor products

Diverse areas of application for minerals

From the results of regular in-house trend analysis in the consumer goods sector, we derive ideas that bring added value for our B2B-customers and their products. MAGNESIA offers innovative solutions for required parameters and functions that you can use for your products and formulations, such as

  • setting of the pH-value or viscosity
  • abrasive effect or use as cleaning body
  • use in peelings
  • stabilizer or chelating agent
  • antibacterial or absorbent additive
  • welling or opacifying agent

High quality mineral compounds for cosmetic formulations

The following application examples give you an insight into our product range:

Fine magnesium carbonate


  • ideal for use in climbing and weight training
  • particle size and product format are optimally adjusted to the requirement of grip: "Crunchy Chalc"


  • production in Europe
  • delivery from 15 kg to sports clubs etc. also possible
  • better CO2 balance due to shorter delivery routes
  • reliable source of supply and security of supply

Natural calcium carbonates


  • ideal as cleaning body in toothpaste
  • of natural origin
  • corresponds to current pharmacopoeia and cosmetic guidelines


  • Including the required documents for eco-certification
  • reliable source of supply and security of supply
  • natural raw material

Natural china clay (kaolin)


  • ideal basis for powders, masks and deodorant creams
  • white pigment from natural sources
  • corresponds to European Pharmacopoeia


  • reliable source of supply and security of supply
  • various possible uses in natural cosmetics

Sodium lactate, 60% aqueous solution


  • natural acidity regulator made from sustainable raw materials
  • corresponds to common pharmacopoeia


  • certified by manufacturer according to COSMOS / ECOCERT
  • reliable source of supply and security of supply
  • various ways of use in natural cosmetics

Crystalline Magnesium Sulphate Heptahydrate


  • for use as a stabilizer for creams
  • also very suitable for use in wellness pools
  • corresponds to Food Chemical Codex


  • ideal mineral for regulating specific weight in floating pools
  • reliable source of supply and security of supply

High purity and free flowing magnesium hydroxide


  • corresponds to European Pharmacopoeia
  • documentation available for COSMOS certification


  • ideal component for pH adjustment in deodorant cream or deodorant stick
  • reliable source of supply and security of supply
  • alternative to deodorant formulas containing aluminium

Magnesium oxide powder


  • oxide obtained from natural, marine origin
  • INCI: Magnesium Oxide


  • adjusted in particle size as natural and safe (mechanical) peeling agent
  • reliable source of supply and security of supply

Focus on cosmetic regulations

Manufacturers of safe, high-quality cosmetic products around the world rely on our expertise. This includes compliance with regulatory requirements. The MAGNESIA product range, therefore, complies with the following applicable standards:

  • European Regulation - (EC) No. 1223/2009 on cosmetic products
  • EU directives on contaminants, GMO, nanomaterial, allergens, residual solvents, etc.
  • COSMOS / ECOCERT standards
  • Recommendations of institutions for safety assessment of end products

Supplier qualification as an integrated process

As part of the qualification process of our suppliers, we carry out appropriate audits and ensure that requirements are met. Even after successful qualification, compliance with legal requirements is regularly assessed. Our integrated process ensures that all changes at supplier facilities or to the product that could affect manufacturing or test parameters are checked and approved before implementation.

MAGNESIA makes the difference

MAGNESIA not only offers excellent additives, active ingredients and excipients, but also a comprehensive service that our long-term customers particularly appreciate. Quality management, document management and the necessary certifications and audits of suppliers and products are an integral part of our service. Furthermore

  • fixed contact persons make the cooperation a real partnership for both sides, which benefits from working hand in hand. In short: We think along with you, and the up-to-dateness of the documents required by quality management is proactively provided,
  • one of our success principles is called “transparency”. We are happy to comply with the request of our manufacturer partners to disclose the origin of substances and materials ordered,
  • seamless monitoring of the supply chain is guaranteed, in particular to meet our due diligence obligations as mineral trader and to make the procurement process and storage as transparent as possible.
  • short delivery times are a crucial factor for our customers. We, therefore, either use our own warehouse for stocking purposes or a suitably qualified and monitored external warehouse keeper,
  • MAGNESIA, as a reliable partner, safeguards the intellectual property rights of your products. We treat your trade secrets with absolute confidentiality and the protection of customer data is one of our values.

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Thomas Raab and the Pharma team supports you with technical know-how and finds tailor-made solutions for your product idea. Also ask for detailed information about specifications, safety data sheets or material samples.

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Trade compliance ensures quality of your products

As an expert in the procurement of additives, active ingredients and excipients, compliance with applicable laws for import and export as well as compliance with trade and customs laws is an important pillar of our specialization. We also work closely with our customers to determine the applicable export control restrictions. So there are no surprises to be expected with urgently needed raw material deliveries.

Awarded as certified partner

MAGNESIA undergoes regular audits and controls by supervisory authorities. As a distributor of active ingredients, our quality management system for trading in active ingredients for the manufacture of human pharmaceuticals is GDP-certified. In general, our quality management is certified in accordance with DIN EN ISO 9001. In addition, our hygiene management complies with the food safety system standard based on HACCP.