Dolomite is a mineral, which consists of calcium magnesium carbonate. In cosmetic products, it works as an absorbent and skin smoothening agent and makes the product non-transparent.
Dolomite is additionally used as a calcium and magnesium supplement.
The substance may be used in products, which have been certified by Asthma-Allergy Denmark, as the risk of allergic reactions to the substance is considered to be minimal.
Dolomite may contain toxic metals such as arsenic and lead. High concentrations of heavy metals have been found in the hair of people, who take dolomite as a supplement .