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About Micro Powders, Inc.

At Micro Powders, we design and manufacture innovative specialty micronized waxes to help chemists and formulators achieve the performance demands that they require in their new products. Whether it's pressed or loose powders, exfoliating washes, color cosmetics, creams, lotions, sunscreens or other personal care applications, our waxes can add just the right flow, texture and feel to give your products the winning touch.

Micro Powders produces the finest synthetic, polyethylene, PTFE, Polylactic acid, polypropylene and natural waxes, and use these materials to create distinctive micronized wax products and specialized blends. Our specialty micronized wax additives are designed to enhance the aesthetics of both color cosmetics and skin care formulations.

Since 1971, we have developed a reputation of excellence based on innovative product design, product quality, commitment to attentive customer service and outstanding technical support. Along with technical expertise comes dedicated partnership support from our knowledgeable distributors worldwide which offer quick local delivery. Micro Powders, the innovative and technically advanced choice.


Micro Powders’ range of products includes spherical and micronized synthetic, polyethylene, PTFE, polypropylene, PLA and natural waxes. We use these waxes to produce wax blends having unique properties that can be used in a variety of applications to provide enhanced feel, increased lubricity and better flow properties. We also offer a vast array of exfoliating products produced from natural and synthetic waxes.
Mattewax—finely micronized, high molecular weight polypropylene waxes. Mattewax products reduce the sheen of liquid or powder formulations and provide a long-lasting smooth matte finish. Spherical grades available.
Microslip®—micronized polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) powders.
Micropoly—finely micronized polyethylene powders. Spherical grades available.
Microsilk—grades are unique micronized combinations of polyolefins and PTFE.
Microease—micronized synthetic wax. Spherical grades available.
Microcare—unique micronized combinations of wax polymers and natural carnauba wax.
Microscrub®—large particle size, high molecular weight polyethylene powders available in several particle size distributions for exfoliating applications.
Aquascrub - line of exfoliants produced with oxidized polyethylene for better stability in aqueous systems. Available in three particle size distributions.
Microspersions®—unique dispersions designed for ease of incorporation and optimum performance efficiency.
Spectrabead—large particle size, high molecular weight polyethylene powders, permanently colored. Available in a variety of colors (including blue, red and green) for unique visual effects.
Naturebead—spherical particles utilizing natural waxes for use as exfoliating agents. Natural waxes include rice bran wax, jojoba, carnauba and beeswax.
Natural Spectrabead—spherical grades made from all-natural rice bran wax. Available in blue, green and red for unique visual effects.
Synscrub—permanently colored economical exfoliants produced with synthetic wax powders. Synscrub products have a spherical particle shape that allows the particles to gently roll across the skin. Permanent colors available are blue, green and red. Also available uncolored.


The formulation and development of innovative products, a strong commitment to customer service and an advanced quality assurance program that is registered provide the basis of the Micro Powders philosophy. The technical staff is comprised of chemists with many years of experience in the printing ink, paint and coatings industries. This knowledge allows MPI the ability to quickly and aptly identify the formulator’s needs. This allows for the quick development of any new product necessary in order to augment the existing comprehensive product line.

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Micro Powders, Inc. 580 White Plains Rd | Tarrytown, NY 10591 | (914) 793-4058
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