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Magnesium Myristate is the combination of Magnesium, a is mineral that has strong absorbent properties and some disinfecting properties, and Myristate a fatty acid. Magnesium Myristate contributes the following noticeable aspects to cosmetics: adhesion, free flow, slip, soft feel, rub resistance, lubricity, surface smoothness, and water repellency, according to research.
Sensient Cosmetic Technologies, a cosmetic supplier with offices in the United States, France, Brazil, Poland and China, finds that "Magnesium Myristate treated pigments can frequently be used to replace untreated materials in existing pressed powder formulations ... The resulting product may display improved slip, spreadability and wear over the original without compromising the integrity of the tablet ... Cosmetic pigments and fillers treated with Magnesium Myristate exhibit a moist softness, and improved adhesion characteristics." Magnesium Myristate is also more economical than other cosmetic adhesives.
Safety Measures/Side Effects:
The EWG has given Magnesium Myristate a 1 safety rating based on limited data availability and it is approved by the FDA.