• Koster Keunen’s Hair Sculpting Wax is a all natural formula that gives you a messy style with lots of texture.


  • Bayberry Wax: Natural wax produced by honeybees. Multifunctional; excels at making anhydrous formulas soft and pliable, and making emulsions glossy, thick and with excellent pickup. Structurant, plasticizer, thickener.
  • NaturalAtum: Natural wax blend designed to mimic the properties of petrolatum. Improves emolliency and lubricity in all systems. Thickener, film-former. Usage level 0.5-25%.
  • Kester Wax K-60P: Naturally derived plasticizer. Increases melt point, stability, compatibility in anhydrous systems, thickens emulsions and provides texture. Usage level 0.5-20%.


Main Topic

  • Hair Care

Sub Topics

  • Clean Beauty
  • Emulsion
  • Hair Care
  • Hair Styling
  • Natural
  • Unisex
  • Vegan


  • Sprinkle Bentonite into water and mix until fully hydrated heating to 80-85°C.
  • Premix Glycerin and Xanthan Gum, add to Phase A and mix until uniform.
  • Add remaining Phase A ingredients.
  • Combine Phase B materials and heat to 80-85°C.
  • Add to Phase A, mix at high speed until emulsion is smooth, then cool to 50°C or less.
  • Add Phase C, mix slowly and cool to desired pour temperature.

Stability Information

One month at RT, one month at 45°C.

Supplier Information

  1. Koster Keunen, Inc.
  2. Brenntag Specialties
  3. CP Kelco
  4. Carruba

Ingredient Trade Name



Phase A
Deionized Water Aqua 48.5
Bentonite Albagel2 Bentonite 2.0
Glycerin Glycerin 2.0
Keltrol CG-SFT3 Xanthan Gum 0.5
NaOH 10% Solution Sodium Hydroxide 2.0
Phase B
Bayberry Wax1 Myrica Cerifera (Bayberry) Fruit Wax 10.0
NaturalAtum1 Canola Oil, Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Polyhydroxystearic Acid, Stearyl Behenate, Cetyl Stearate, Stearyl Stearate, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Wax, Tocopheryl Acetate 10.0
Kester Wax K-60P1 Polyhydroxystearic Acid 7.5
Sunflower Wax1 Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Wax 5.0
Kostol Natural E1 Behenyl Alcohol, Polyglyceryl-3 Stearate 2.0
Stearic Acid Stearic Acid 4.0
Cetyl Stearyl 50:50 Cetearyl Alcohol 5.0
Phase C
Optiphen Plus2 Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Sorbic Acid 1.0
Natural Aromatic Extract4 Lonicera Caprifolium (Honeysuckle) Extract 0.5