Put your best face forward. Cosmetics are products used to enhance the appearance of your face or body. The Cary Company offers a variety of high performance additives for use in the cosmetics industry. These products can be used to improve the feel of the finished product on skin, physical properties such as adhesion and oil absorption, and the color or gloss of cosmetic items. Additives are also used in the production of personal care, skin care and hair care products.