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Tin Oxide

Also-called-like-this: CI 77861, Tin Dioxide
What-it-does: colorant

Details

Far from the tin cans you find in the supermarket, Tin Oxide is mostly used when dealing with so-called effect pigments, tricky composite pigments that can do color travel (change color depending on the viewing angle) or give multiple color effect. 

It's often found alongside Mica (as a base material) and Titanium Dioxide (as a coating) to give a glossy, pearlescent effect. Together, they make up a trademarked technology called RonaFlair Blanace from the German manufacturer Merck. According to their info, this combination can balance out undesirable tones in the skin, making it a popular choice for brightening products and highlighters.

Other than that, CosIng (the official EU INCI database) lists its uses as being a bulking agent (to increase the volume of products), as well as a physical exfoliant or an opacifying agent, but being part of composite effect pigments is a much more common use case. 

Products with Tin Oxide

Dominique Cosmetics Prisma Glow Highlighter Palette Biotherm Life Plankton™ Mask Catrice Precious Pigments Loose Eyeshadow 010 Moondust Pixi Glow-Y Powder Vichy Mineralblend Tri-Colour Powder NYX Filler Instinct Plumping Lip Polish Nip+Fab Liquid Blush Milk Makeup Glow Oil Westman Atelier Lit Up Highlight Stick Yves Saint Laurent Touche Éclat Blur Primer e.l.f. Illuminating Face Primer AOA Studio Paw Paw:Glow Baby Highlighter-Super Glow Beyoung Glow Primer Pro-Aging Catrice Prime And Fine Dewy Glow Finish Spray - Illuminating Flesh Beauty Touch Flesh Highlighting Balm Giorgio Armani Crema Nera Reviving Volcanic Face Mask Glossier Haloscope Kevin Aucoin The Neo-Bronzer Kiss New York Pro Touch Stick Highlighter Maybelline Master Contour Face Contouring Kit Pixi Lip Icing Anastasia Beverly Hills Shimmer Body Oil Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed Highlighter Charlotte Tilbury Starry Eyes To Hypnotize Eyeshadow Palette Dominique Cosmetics Rustic Glam Eyeshadow Palette Essence Mosaic Blush Helena Rubinstein Re-Plasty Laserist Huda Beauty New Nude Eyeshadow Pallet Milk Makeup Luminous Blur Stick Smashbox + Vlada Petal Metal Highlighter - Gilded Rose Vichy Neovadiol Rose Platinium - Fortifying And Revitalising Rosy Cream Benefit Porefessional Pearl Primer Essence Shine Shine Shine Lipgloss Lakme Perfect Radiance Intense Whitening Serum Nip+Fab Pink Grapefruit Primer Essence Petitfee Gold & Snail Hydrogel Eye Patch Petitfee Koelf Gold & Royal Jelly Eye Patch Pixi +C Vit Glow-Y Powder SNP Birds Nest Aqua Eye Patch Yves Saint Laurent Touche Eclat Blur Perfector Colourpop sol shimmering dry oil Gold by Glow 24K Gold Deep Cleansing Peel Off Mask Herbivore Botanicals Rose Quartz Illuminating Body Oil Hourglass Vanish Flash Highlighting Stick L'oreal Age Perfect Rosy Day Cream Golden Age Maybelline New York Master Strobing Liquid NYX Candy Slick Glowy Lip Color Nip+Fab Green Mango Primer Essence Nip+Fab Superfruit Primer Essence PROcure Rosacare