Beads, Spheres, and Capsules


Visually attractive agar spheres, rub out to deposit actives on the skin. Add visual effects to lotions, creams and gels.

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  • Vantage Speciality Chemicals

These visual and innovative spherical particles are offered in a variety of sizes & colours, entrapping different ingredients within a shell or matrix. They release the ingredients due to pressure during application when rubbed on the skin, or passing through packaging components with a pump.

A range of colours and sizes with various entrapped oils and actives are available. 

  • Liposphere® Golden Pearl - Contains jojoba oil
  • Liposphere® Silver Radiance - Sparkles like a diamond!
  • Liposphere® Mother of Pearl - Contains the ester Liponate® NPGC-2 leaving a silky afterfeel

And one capsule...

Key Benefits:

  • Visual Appeal
  • Enhanced Product Appearance
  • Release of Ingredients During Application
  • Shimmer Effect on Skin (Liposphere® Mother of Pearl with Liponate® NPGC-2, Liposphere® Silver Radiance)
  • Showcasing of Active Ingredients
  • Improved Consumer Experience

Ideal for use:

  • Body Washes + Scrubs
  • Face Cleansers + Scrubs
  • Hand Soaps
  • Shampoos
  • Creams + Lotions
  • Gels + Serums
  • Hand Sanitizers

Custom encapsulants are available upon request.

Grade Description INCI name
Lipobead® Detox with Charcoal 10% Max > 1000 (microns) 70% Min > 425 (microns) Mannitol (and) Cellulose (and) Iron Oxide (and) Charcoal Powder (and) Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose
Lipobead® Golden Pearl with Desert Whale Jojoba Avg. Size (microns) 1,500 Mannitol & Cellulose & Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose & Mica & Iron Oxide & Titanium Dioxide & Tin Oxide & Silica & Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil & Polyvinyl Alcohol
Lipobead® Snow White with Crambe Avg. Size (microns) 1.500 Mannitol & Cellulose & Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose & Crambe Abyssinica Seed Oil & Titanium Dioxide
Lipobead® Blue Lagoon Avg. Size (microns) 700 Mannitol & Cellulose & Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose & Retinyl Palmitate & Tocopheryl Acetate & Ultramarines
Lipobead® Pink Princess Avg. Size (microns) 700 Lactose & Cellulose & Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose & Retinyl Palmitate & Tocopheryl Acetate & Ascorbyl Palmitate & Titanium Dioxide & Iron Oxide & Talc
Liposphere® Golden Pearl with Desert Whale Jojoba Avg. Size (microns) 2,700 Agar & Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil & Titanium Dioxide & Mica & Iron Oxide & Cellulose Gum & Water
Liposphere® Silver Radiance Avg. Size (microns) 1,200 Agar & Calcium Sodium Borosilicate & Titanium Dioxide & Cellulose Gum & Water
Liposphere® Mother of Pearl with Liponate® NPGC-2 Avg. Size (microns) 2,700 Agar & Titanium Dioxide & Mica & Neopentyl Glycol Dicaprylate/Dicaprate & Cellulose Gum & Water
Lipocapsule® Shea It Up Avg. Size (microns) 1,000 Gelatin & Mica & Titanium Dioxide & Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter & Acacia Senegal Gum