Aluminium Based Pigments

Metalloy® effect pigments are aluminium based pigments offering metallic effects. Metalloy® pigments provide new styling potential to cosmetic products, with mesmerizing covering polychromatic effects.

The Metalloy® product range can be divided into two product lines: 

1). Silica and metal oxide coated aluminium powders
The silica and metal oxide coated aluminium powders are innovative aluminium pigments especially developed for application in colour cosmetics, powder coatings, inks and wallpaper coatings.

The metal oxide coated range contains metallic shades in silver, gold, blue, green, orange and copper. They can be combined with other effect pigments and colourants such as pearlescent and organic pigments. This enables formulators to create unique colours and effects.

2). High chrome effect VMP aluminium paste
A range of Vacuum Metallized Pigments (VMP) dispersed in a variety of solvents such as Ethyl Acetate, (Methoxy) Propyl Acetate, Butyl Glycol and Isopropyl Acetate. 

Metalloy® VMP pigments provide superior brilliance in inks, coatings and decorative finishes. It provides a high gloss and mirror like reflection. 


    • Silica and metal oxide coated aluminium powders available in a variety of shades.

    • High chrome effect vacuum metallized pigments (VMP).

    • VMP available as dispersions.

    • Non-toxic and resistant to water and solvents.

    • Comply with themain regulations for coatings and cosmetics in the UK and IE.


    • VMP products give high brilliance, hiding power and reflectivity.

    • Silica and metal oxide coated aluminium offer brilliant metallic finishes.

    • High temperature and tarnish resistance.

Typical Applications

    • Cosmetics: nail polishes, lipsticks and pressed powders.

    • Masterbatch.

    • Coatings.

Related brochures & technical literature

You will find some of the key product brochures available for download below. There are more brochures available upon request. If you would like to discuss your enquiry further then please get in contact by phone or by filling in the "Request a Callback" form at the top of the page. Someone from the technical sales team will then call you within 24 hours, to discuss your project further.

Metalloy® Aluminium Pigment Dispersion for Nail Polish

Information card for Metalloy® aluminium pigment dispersion for nail polish.

Metalloy® Aluminium Pigment Dispersion for Nail Polish Brochure /




Metalloy® Aluminium Pigments

Colour card for Metalloy® aluminium pigments. Please note that this is a scanned copy and pigment appearance is different when viewed in person.

Metalloy® Aluminium Pigments Brochure /