Fortifies Lashes With Iron

Di Justo, Patrick
November 2010
Wired;Nov2010, Vol. 18 Issue 11, p058
The article discusses chemical ingredients in mascara. Topics covered include distear-dimonium hectorite's contribution to an appearance of thicker eyelashes, propylene carbonate's function as a solvent, and panthenol's conditioning and moisturizing of eyelashes. Also mentioned are the thickener and emulsifier triethanolamine, glossy coating provided by ammonium acrylates copolymer, and the shimmery and pearlescent look provided by bismuth oxychloride.


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