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Biocide free polymer emulsion from Vanora

Vanora, an innovative polymer dispersion manufacturer located in Sempach, Switzerland, have developed a biocide free emulsion polymer which combines VeoVa™ vinyl ester and acrylate monomers.

The new dispersion known as DXV.4229 contains waterglass, also known as sodium silicate, to…

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For an intense and unique red shade violet, try Quindo Violet 55

Quindo Violet 55 228-6811 is the reddest shade violet quinacridone to expand your styling color gamut. The pigment's intense colour is 10 units more chromatic than a similar shade PV19 and it exhibits high transparency as well as an…

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Colour trends for Spring Summer 2019 from Sandream Impact include new additions to the Majestic product series reflecting the trend towards bold colour statements

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Influenced by this new movement of uplifting empowerment, Stand Tall represents bold colours that standout amongst a world of blends. The primary and secondary colours within this Spring Summer palette ensures…

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Sandream Impact introduces NEW Sachet MV Line & Marvel Antique Line

New Sachet MV Line

Five eye-catching manganese violet pearls which deliver dazzling duo interference effects in gold, pink, red, blue and green.The intense colour flipping characteristics of these pigments are truly unique and will foster imagination and innovation.

• SACHET MV…

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Sandream Impact Introduces LIPS & TIPS

Happy February!  Sandream would like to introduce this month’s newsletter, “Lips and Tips”.  We are featuring some of our prettiest red and rosy toned pearls that are fitting for Valentine’s Day.  The pearls highlighted translate superbly on lips and…

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Pantone's Colour of the Year 2018 - Ultra Violet

As the stars align, Sandream Impact are inspired by the announcement of Pantone’s 2018 Color of the Year, Ultra Violet. We’ve creatively showcased our collection of pearl pigments which reflect this blue-purple hue.

Our lip gloss formula utilises Fiesta…

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Sandream Impact Introduces Fantasy Holiday

Create holographic sparkle this holiday season. Our Fantasy Line is comprised of rich gemstone backgrounds with rainbow flecks . Fantasy Gold, Orange and Midnight are our latest additions to this series. These three pearls offer a spectrum of hues…

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Sandream Impact Introduces Confetti & Nail Trend Watch

Let's have a party! Sandream Impact is excited to introduce our newest line of unique and glittery pigments, CONFETTI. These dazzling pearls are available in seven gorgeous shades which are perfect anywhere on the body. The multifaceted, eye-capturing effects…

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Sandream Impact's Colour Trends Fall Winter 2018-2019

Fall into the season with shades that comfort and colours that engulf warmth. These hues take us to a place of unspoken beauty, while providing dual function to formulations that will mask and diffuse. We've paired our Optique Satin…

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“Doing the Double” at the West Riding OCCA Golf day - June 2017

A great day of golf was capped off by Wilfrid Smith Ltd guest golfer, Tony Cartwright of Simmons Moulding Ltd, winning the Griffin Trophy with a great score of 29 stableford points.

In addition, our own Phil Christie won the…

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Wilfrid Smith @ SCS Formulate 2017 Stand 504

Wilfrid Smith will again be exhibiting at SCS Formulate at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry, on the 14th and 15th November. Visit us on stand 504.

SCS Formulate is the UK's largest event of its kind, focusing on…

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New Pearlescent Pigment Offerings from Sandream Impact

NEW Deep rich earth tones, soft, illuminating sunset hues and dazzling jewel effects make up our latest pearlescent pigment offerings. Composed on glass and synthetic mica substrates, the formulation possibilities are endless.

Contact Wilfrid Smith today for further details or to…

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Wilfrid Smith Ltd becomes the 10th Corporate Sponsor of OCCA

Wilfrid Smith is delighted to become the tenth corporate sponsor of OCCA and views it as an excellent opportunity to establish a partnership with the association.

We look forward to networking with other members and the benefits from the sharing…

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Introducing Sandream Impact's Greenery Colour Ranges

In Pantone's recent release of the Colour of the Year 2017 "Greenery", we've discovered new life within our colour library. Bichroma Green, Sachet Green, TC Flash Green, Diamond Yellowish Green and Glamour Glowing Green are incorporated within Creme eyeshadow…

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Metaflake lanch new silver dollar for UV Inks

Metaflake is pleased to announce the availability of 2 new silver dollar products developed specifically for use in UV curable Inks and Coatings.

Meta-Brite UV1000-TDA   (Flexo/Screen inks and Coatings)
Meta-Brite UV 500-TDA    (Flexo/Offset inks)

These are Silver Dollar…

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Wilfrid Smith proud to be amongst the first to achieve BS EN ISO 9001:2015

Wilfrid Smith is pleased to announce that we passed our recent ISO audit with flying colours and have successfully transitioned to the latest specification of ISO 9001 : 2015.

Regulatory Manager Caroline Hansford added:

We are particularly pleased as Wilfrid Smith…

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Sandream Impact's Glamour & Glitz

Everybody needs a little glamour during the holidays. Add some extra sparkle to your face using a multicoloured powder and highlighter which incorporates some of our most dazzling pearls. Glamour Spark White, Glamour Gold Chrome and Glamour Duo R/Y

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Sandream Impact's Fall Inspired Palette For The Face...

Jump into this season utilising Sandream Impact's gorgeous warm and rich toned pearls perfect for multiple makeup applications. Featured here are some incredibly versatile pigments:

  • Intense Majestic Velvet Merlot
  • Colour travel Fiesta Gemini ROG25
  • Fine Mica Eldorado Satin Bronze
  • Bizmuth Ocychloride/Mica Blend Bichroma Brown

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Xavier Franc from Wilfrid Smith Principal Synthron presented 'Formaldehyde Scavengers'

Xavier Franc from Wilfrid Smith Principal Synthron presented a paper at the WROCCA Symposium titled 'Formaldehyde Scavengers'.

Xavier is pictured 2nd from the right with co-presenters including Prof. Jim Guthrie and former OCCA President Brenda Peters.…

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Wilfrid Smith will be exhibiting at SCS Formulate

Wilfrid Smith will be exhibiting at SCS Formulate at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry, on the 15th and 16th November. Visit us on stand 504.

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Sandream Impact's Nail Trend Watch

Mirror mirror on a nail... Our Silver Coated Glass lineup is perfect for the mirrored nail craze. The Sterling Series, in straight powdered form, creates reflective surfaces on the nail. When used on top of dark coats of nail lacquer, the…

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Sandream Impact's Lippy Metallics

Dive into this season's metallic favs for a dazzling lip look. Create unique formulas utilising our wide array of colour travel and interference pearls. To intensify this bold effect, try pairing straight coloured pearls such as Mystic Pinkish or…

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Sandream Impact's New Alchemique Shimmer Peridot

Introducing our newest addition, Alchemique Shimmer Peridot. The dazzling green effect pigment broadens our pallete for eye and nail applications. Alchemique pigments are comprised of flaked aluminium powder and iron oxides, creating magical gem-like tones ranging from gold, silver…

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New Organic Deodorised BAOBAB Oil

NEW! An organic oil from Africa

NAT ORGANIC* DEODORISED BAOBAB OIL

* Certified as 99.80% organic by Ecocert greenlife according to Cosmos standard

  • obtained by cold pressing the seeds of the baobab fruit
  • deodorised in order to avoid the possible alteration of the fragrances in…

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Active Minerals expands production capacity

Active Minerals International (AMI), the world’s largest supplier of high-quality gellant attapulgite for the coatings, adhesives, sealants, and other industries, has announced the company is undertaking process improvements designed to expand capacity. The initiatives, according to president, Dennis C.…

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Phil Christie is proud winner of the OCCA Griffin Golf trophy

Phil Christie won the West Riding OCCA Chairman’s Golf Trophy at this years OCCA/SDC Griffin Golf event held on Wednesday 15th June at Bradley Park Golf Club.

Phil won with a Stableford score of 34 with Jim Bury of Crown…

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Wilfrid Smith enjoys another successful Surfex exhibition

The Wilfrid Smith sales team attended Surfex again this year at the NEC in Birmingham and would like to thank those who visited the stand.

Sales Manager Phil Knowles gave the following summary of how the exhibition went:

"Wilfrid Smith has…

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Sandream Impact's New Soft Focus Powders

Achieve a clean slate prior to makeup application with out Soft Focus line of pearls. Incorporate these mica based, multilayered interference pearls into pressed powders, loose powders, concealers, foundations or face primers, which are featured here. White, interference gold,…

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Sandream Impact's New Fiesta Sharp Ultra-Interference Pearls

Synthetically based, this line of ultra-interference pearls was created utilising a state-of-the-art multilayered coatings process which delivers superior coverage and intense interference effects.

Develop endless shades of makeup by incorporating these pearls alone or in combination with deep opaque pigments…

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Sunflower Wax is new from Naturochim

Introducing Sunflower Wax from Naturochim.

INCI: Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Cera

Sunflower wax is a hard vegetable wax obtained from winterisation of sunflower oil and is suitable for use in a wide variety of cosmetic applications including w/o and o/w formulations.

Sunflower…

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Wilfrid Smith is attending in-cosmetics

Wilfrid Smith will be attending in-cosmetics in Paris, at the Port de Versailles, 12-14th April 2016 with our Principal, Summit Reheis on stand K81.

in-cosmetics brings together the world’s leading personal care ingredients suppliers, formulators, R&D and marketing specialists and…

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Visit Wilfrid Smith at Surfex 2016

Wilfrid Smith is exhibiting at Surfex 2016 and will be joined by personnel from our key Principals, Synthron and Metaflake. Visit us on stand D30.

SURFEX 2016 is being held at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC), Birmingham, United Kingdom on…

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Introducing Sandream Impact's new Majestic line

New this year is Sandream Impact's introduction of the Majestic line which includes four intense and vibrant tropical hued pigments that provide unsurpassed coverage. Majestic Watermelon, Cranberry, Carrot and Mango are based on natural mica coated with either a…

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Sandream Impact's Brand New Red Pigments

Pucker up because love is in the air...

Full coverage and easy to disperse in all formulations, these matted and pearlized pigments create lip palettes full of colour.

Brand new to our library of red pigments and unique to the colour…

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Visit to Gabriel Performance Products

Phil Knowles and Phil Christie have visited the US manufacturing facility of Key Principal Gabriel Performance Products based in Ashtabula, Ohio.

This state of the art production plant is home to the Capcure and GPM mercaptan based epoxy curing agents.

Pictured…

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Wilfrid Smith is exhibiting at SCS Formulate

Wilfrid Smith will be exhibiting at SCS Formulate, at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry, 17th/18th November 2015.

Presenting the full range of personal care ingredients focusing on the antiperspirant actives from Summit Reheis, should you require any technical and formulation help…

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Wilfrid Smith are the new UK Distributor for Synthron

Synthron are pleased to announce that their new Distributor for the UK and Ireland is Wilfrid Smith Limited.

Synthron manufacture a comprehensive range of additives for coatings, inks and adhesives. Products include dispersing agents, substrate wetting agents, flow and levelling…

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Metal carboxylate driers from Ege Kimya are another new addition to the product range

Metal carboxylate paint driers are a new addition to the product portfolio of the surface coatings division of Wilfrid Smith.

A full range of high quality products including Cobalt, Zirconium and Calcium octoates, plus Cobalt neodecanoate.

EgeDry Prime is a label…

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