This classic Styling wax offers great attributes at low cost.
It features SynKos Wax* as a better option for petrolatum and other petrochemical waxes.
All SynKos Waxes provide good thickening and film forming properties, as does Synthetic Beeswax, a lower cost vegan replacement for Beeswax.
SynKos Wax 2030: Synthetic wax that provides soft structure in anhydrous formulas, mimics the properties of low melt paraffins or ozokerites. Petrolatum alternative in emulsions. Economical, versatile thickener.
Synthetic Beeswax 122: Vegan wax blend designed to mimic the properties of natural beeswax. Thickener, film former, vegan beeswax alternative. Usage level 0.5-25%
Permulgin D: Non-ionic, high, HLB emulsifier designed for multiple formula types, good pH tolerance. Highly compatible.
Begin heating water to 80°C. Add Phase A ingredients one by one, mixing each until uniform.
Combine Phase B ingredients, and heat to 80–85°C until melted.
Add Phase B to Phase A under agitation and mix at high speed until emulsion is uniform.
Check pH (adjust to 6-7 with TEA if needed).
Pour into containers at 55-60°C.
Three months at 45°C, three months at room temperature, three freeze/thaw cycles.