What is the secret of glitter powder

What is the secret of glitter powder?

We will introduce you to Glitter Powder from a different perspective, shared by galglitter.com


Glitter Powder is also called gold onion sheet, silver onion sheet, glitter sheet, colourful sheet, laser sheet, illusion sheet, etc. It is made of different thicknesses of electroplated materials with high brightness by precision cutting. The materials are PET, PVC, OPP, metal aluminium, laser material, and Glitter Powder can be produced from 0.004mm to 3.0mm. Glitter Powder is available in various colours such as gold, silver, green, purple, blue, lake blue and other single colours, as well as illusion colours, pearlescent colours, laser colours and other colours with illusion effects. All colours are coated with a protective layer, and the colour is bright and resistant to mildly corrosive chemicals of climate and temperature.

Main types of Glitter Powder

PET, PVC Glitter Powder

This product consists of vacuum metallic polyester plastic film, and its colour layer is a thermosetting crossband epoxy layer, which can produce a wide range of colours.

It can be used on wood, paper, cloth, metal, leather, ceramics and other materials by screen printing, coating and spraying to form special and eye-catching effects such as decoration or reflection.


Glitter Powder can be applied to many soluble materials and can also be applied dry.

Metallic Glitter Powder is ideal for plastic products and is resistant to temperatures up to 250°C and acids and alkalis.

Illusion Series

This product is a unique Glitter Powder that does not contain metallic components, but due to the optical properties of the polymer film that makes up the product, it has a metallic colour variation and lustre and a distinct colour change.

It is especially suitable for printing, the craft industry, cosmetics, and jewellery products to give them a colour-changing appearance.

Laser Series 

This product is made of imported high brightness and high colour laser film, coated and coloured by high temperature, and cut by professional precision machinery to make uniform shaped glitter. The original film is generally an environmentally friendly PET laser film, and the price of the laser glitter powder is higher because the reflective effect of the laser glitter powder is better than the general glitter powder,

Therefore, it is generally used in injection moulding, glass building materials and other industries to make its lustre come out of the surface.

Common specifications 

Four corners 

0.1mm, 0.3mm, 0.4mm, 0.5mm, 0.6mm, 0.8mm, 1.0mm, 3.0mm


(0.05mm)1/500, (0.07mm)1/360 (0.1mm)1/256, (0.15mm)1/170, (0.2mm)1/128, (0.3mm)1/96, (0.4mm)1/64 (0.5mm)1/40, (0.6mm)1/32, 1/24, (0.8mm)1/ 20(1.3mm), (2.0mm)1/12, (2.5mm)1/10, (3.0mm)1/8

Wire strips 

0.3×1.5mm, 0.3×4.7mm, 0.3x3mm

Product Standards 

There are many types, colours and specifications of Glitter Powder on the market, but the high quality of Glitter Powder is reflected in the following indicators:

1, high brightness: from the surface of the brightness to identify, high-quality Glitter Powder high flash, high brightness, mirror effect is obvious.

2, the shape of one: quality Glitter Powder; look at the shape of Glitter Powder under the microscope, the shape of a standard hexagonal

There is no inconsistency in size and powder.

3, strong acid and alkali resistance: high-quality Glitter Powder, in strong acid and strong alkali liquid immersion for a long time to maintain a bright colour.

4, high-temperature resistance: can be steamed, Glitter Powder will be placed at the high temperature after steaming without fading, or partial fading is the top quality.

This method is mostly used to identify the Glitter Powder used for gold onion glue and nail polish.

Production process 

The whole production process of ordinary Glitter Powder is divided into five major parts, which are vacuum plating, high-temperature coating printing, cutting, powder cutting, powder sieving and powder removal processes, and finally, weighing packaging, and shipping. The core of the process to determine the quality of the product is the production of high-temperature coating and printing, and this process will determine the brightness of Glitter Powder, high-temperature resistance and solvent resistance.

As a unique surface treatment material, Glitter Powder is widely used in Christmas crafts, candle crafts, cosmetics, screen printing industry (fabric, leather, shoes — shoe materials, yearbook series), decorative materials (craft glass art, polycrystalline glass; crystal glass crystal ball), paint decoration, furniture painting, Packaging, Christmas gifts, toy pens and other fields, its characteristics are to enhance the visual effect of the product, so that the decorative part of the concave and convex layers, more three-dimensional sense. Its highly glittering characteristics make the decorations brighter and more brilliant. It is also widely used in cosmetics, eye shadow, nail polish, and nail art products. Glitter Powder is used in the food packaging industry because of the glossy effect formed by the plastic film and the coating. However, Glitter Powder is strictly prohibited from being added to food. With the continuous development of technology, Glitter Powder will be more and more widely used in the whole field.

The difference between pearl powder and Glitter Powder

1. Glitter Powder

Glitter Powder has an incomparable effect with its unique soft pearl lustre. The special surface structure, high refractive index and good transparency make it create the same effect as pearl lustre in a transparent medium.
The excellent chemical, thermal and mechanical properties of pearlescent powder offer the possibility of its wide application in paints, oil ends, plastics and many other fields. They offer a new colour quality to these products. Pearlescent powders are non-toxic and harmless to the human body. Thus it can be used in food packaging and children’s toys. Dilute acids and alkalis cannot attack pearlescent pigments. Pearlescent pigments are harmless to the environment because they are practically insoluble in water and do not contain any heavy metals, which belong to the grade of harmless to water. The pearlescent products cannot be burned nor spontaneously combusted, do not conduct electricity, and can withstand high temperatures of 800℃. Pearlescent products can also be used in reactive coatings of radiation curing systems (electron beam curing, light-curing). The chemical structure of pearlescent products makes them have excellent dispersion performance and can be applied to water-based coatings.
The pearlescent powder is made of natural mica, which is high temperature resistant and does not contain toxins. It fully complies with international food and drug hygiene regulations (FDA), is harmless to the human body and does not hurt skin and eyes. With diversified colours and convenient colour matching, it can be used to produce different cosmetics such as lipstick, eye shadow, foundation, eyeliner, shoulder pen, nail polish, hair cream, moisturizer, hair spray and so on.
Jingcheng pearlescent pigment has excellent dispersibility and generally only needs slight stirring to mix into a low viscosity printing oiler. Since the product is a layer-like structure, only slight stirring is needed when mixing with ink, avoiding strong mechanical treatment to avoid breaking the surface of the pearlescent powder.

2. Glitter Powder

Glitter Powder is commonly known as glitter, gold flake, silver flake, gold and silver powder, gold powder, silver powder, glitter powder, and glitter flake, which is made of imported pet mylar film cut by precision machinery with uniform specifications. Gold onion glitter is widely used; there are two common varieties, respectively hexagonal and quadrangular; its materials are pet, opp, alum, etc.; colours are gold, silver, red, blue, green, seven colours, illusion, laser, etc. Its material plus the surface protection layer will make the colour bright. To the environmental climate, the temperature of mild corrosion also has a certain resistance and temperature resistance. Various colours of various materials of gold onion flash powder.

1, product shape specifications: Glitter Powder common varieties are mainly two, respectively, quadrangular and hexagonal, specifications from
0.1mm to 3.0mm.
2, colour composition: mainly has seven colours, gold, silver, red, blue, green, purple, black, white and other standard main colours, while every year according to the requirements of popular fashion, manufacturing new colour. In addition, the company can also be customized according to the customer’s colour to sample.
3. Application range: As a kind of surface treatment material with a unique effect.
Glitter Powder: also known as gold powder, silver powder, gold and silver powder, sequins
4. Glitter Powder is widely used in Christmas crafts, candle crafts, cosmetics, fabric printing, glass arts, paint performance, couplets, spring couplets, calendars, toy surfaces, fake flowers, silk flowers, lanterns, festive items, glass Machine, kitchenware, ceramic surface, jewellery, furniture spray paint and other fields, its characteristics are to enhance the visual effect of the product

How to use Cosmetic Glitter Powder in cosmetics

Cosmetic Glitter Powder is a shimmering particle that can be used in cosmetics to achieve a shimmering topical effect. Cosmetic Glitter Powder has a very fine texture, is very smooth to the touch, is very close to the skin, and has a variety of colours to choose from. This article will help you to understand.

The first thing you need to do is to draw stylish eyebrows, thicken the eyebrows, and then lengthen the eyebrows, and then dot the eyebrows with Cosmetic Glitter Powder in gold. A lighter layer, not more shimmery than the eyebrows.

Add a little shimmer to your delicate pink lips for a glamorous everyday look. When creating this look, use a darker colour lipstick to bring out the shimmer. You can simply use lip gloss to achieve a better effect. For more shimmer, you can use some lip gloss that has been added with Cosmetic Glitter Powder for more shine. Just try to keep the eye makeup and base makeup part as clean as possible.

Cosmetic Glitter Powder glitter eyeliner: Can you use glitter for eyeliner too? A glitter eyeliner with glitter particles will give your eyes a more radiant look. Unique is the use of sequins with glitter particles in black eyeliner, which not only makes the eyeliner lighter but also looks gentler.

Cosmetic Glitter Powder Glitter Mascara: Glitter mascara is definitely one of the most sought-after makeup items for various big parties. The glitter mascara not only makes them look more festive, but you can also see the glow from the glitter between blinks, and it even has the effect of bringing strangers closer together.

Cosmetic Glitter Powder glitter eyeshadow: Glitter eyeshadow is one of the most used products in glitter cosmetics. Some girls even put on glitter in their daily work makeup. Sequins not only add to the active index but also can make a new look. However, the adhesion of glitter eye shadow is relatively poor, so it is best to use an eye primer before applying it so that you can prevent the glitter from coming off.

Cosmetic Glitter Powder Sequins Lip Gloss: If a girl with thin lips wants to create a plump lip effect, then try a sequin lip gloss. The glitter lip gloss with glitter particles will make the lip makeup more flashy and achieve the effect of lip plumping. But if you use the sequins lip gloss, do not apply other sequins makeup. Otherwise, the whole face glitter will make makeup deductions.


Cosmetic Glitter Powder can also be used on nail art to add nail art effects, in addition to eye makeup and lip makeup. Cosmetic Glitter Powder and other printing materials.

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