This elegant sunscreen lotion features an optimum combination of Natural and Synthetic Waxes to achieve maximum SPF boosting properties, while remaining aesthetically pleasing.
Kostol PGP: Non-ionic o/w emulsifier. Provides a quick break and light feel, without affecting viscosity. Designed for multiple formula types, wide pH tolerance. Usuage level 2-6%.
White Beeswax: 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.
SynKos Wax 2050: Synthetic wax that increases melt point and provides hard structure in anhydrous formulas, mimics the properties of medium melt paraffins, ozokerites, polyethylenes. Economical, versatile structurant.
Kester Wax K-24: Naturally derived wax ester of plant origin. Low melt point semi-solid, melts on body contact, provides cooling sensation. Adds slip, reduces greasy feel, dimethicone alternative. Usage level up to 50%.
Lotion or Cream
Mix Phase A ingredients one at a time until uniform, then heat to 80-85°C.
Combine Phase B ingredients and mix and heat to 80-85°C until uniform.
Add Phase B to Phase A and homogenize at 4000-5000 rpm at 80-85°C.
When emulsion is smooth, cool slowly at low speed to RT.
Three months at room temperature, three months at 45°C, three freeze/thaw cycles.