Used in various cosmetics, beeswax makes an excellent emulsifier. Can be used in candle, and bar soap recipes to assist with a harder finished product. Used in body creams and salves it will lend its healing benefits and create a smooth, thick consistency.
Used in various cosmetics, beeswax makes an excellent emulsifier. Can be used in candle, and bar soap recipes to assist with a harder finished product. Please note: These chunks are unfiltered and may contain natural 'impurities.'
Candelilla wax, as the name suggests, is often used in candles to assist with the production of a harder and smoother burning surface. It's also widely used in lip balms and lotion bars as a compliment to beeswax because it imparts a desirable 'slip' texture to the finished product and it emulsifies well with carrier oils.
Carnauba wax is often used in combination with beeswax and candelilla wax to emulsify oils in lip care products. It can also be added to bar soaps and lotion bars to assist with a firmer texture. Wildharvested.
This product is created through a complex processing of castor oil and hydrogen, to create castor wax. It is not a stand alone emulsifying agent, it needs to be added in conjunction with other waxes to create a harmonious blend between other oils and water.
Lanolin provides a waterproof barrier that is similar to beeswax, but whereas beeswax is hard as a brick, lanolin is soft and pliable. Like beeswax, lanolin also works as a mild emulsifier between oil and water.
This liquid wax is pressed from the peels of the common orange. It is super dark in color, and smells strongly of oranges. We have seen orange peel wax that is super thick with a stick-y like texture. This is from that same type of wax, but this version has had some of the natural occurring wax removed, so that its in a easy-to-use, pourable form.