• Vegan lip balm
  • Quick melt
  • High slip & shine


  • Kester Wax K-62: Naturally derived wax ester of plant origin. High melt point solid wax, provides hard structure in anhydrous applications. Structurant. Usage level 1-20%.
  • 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%.
  • Cocoa Butter: Natural wax extracted from Cocoa beans. Low melt point solid, provides thickening, some structure, and nourishment to skin and hair. Emollient, thickener, glossy finish. Usage level up to 100%.
  • 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%.


Main Topic

  • Skin Care

Sub Topics

  • Anhydrous
  • Clean Beauty
  • Lip Product
  • Stick
  • Unisex


  • Combine all ingredients and melt with low mixing until homogeneous, heating to 85 – 90 °C.
  • Pour into lip balm containers at about 80 °C.

Stability Information

  • Two months at 45 °C
  • Two months at room temperature
  • Three freeze/thaw cycles

Supplier Information

  1. Koster Keunen, Inc.
  2. Columbus Oils
  3. Lincoln Fine Ingredients

Ingredient Trade Name



Phase A
Kester Wax K-621 Stearyl Behenate 10.0
Kester Wax K-60P1 Polyhydroxystearic Acid 10.0
Cocoa Butter1 Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Butter 10.0
Kester Wax K-241 Lauryl Laurate 10.0
Castor Oil2 Ricinus Communis Seed Oil 20.0
Coconut Oil3 Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil 30.0
Sunflower Oil3 Helianthus Annus (Sunflower) Seed Oil 10.0