• This elegant lipstick feels creamy on the lips and provides beautiful, long-lasting, matte coverage.
  • This formula can be modified by using different SynKos Waxes form the SynKos Wax series.
  • The high amount of combinations allows for multiple changes in lipstick attributes such as melt point, slip, hardness, payout, etc.


  • SynKos Wax 2040: 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.
  • Enhans PC-38: Can provide unique textures, improve thermal stability, SPF boosting and skin moisturization. The "anti-wax" wax.
  • Sunflower Wax: Natural wax extracted from sunflower seeds.Very high melting point and excellent structuring capabilities, increases stick structure and stability. Structurant. Usage level 1-15%.
  • 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%.
  • 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

  • Color Cosmetics

Sub Topics

  • Anhydrous
  • Lip Product
  • Stick
  • Vegan


  • Combine Phase B ingredients and homogenize or mill until homogeneous.
  • Combine Phase A ingredients, melt at 85–90°C and mix well until homogeneous.
  • Add Phase B to Phase A and mix until uniform.
  • Add Cyclopentasiloxane, quickly mix until uniform.
  • Quickly pour into molds at about 80°C.


Three months at 45°C, three months at room temperature, three freeze/thaw cycles, one month at high relative humidity.


  1. Koster Keunen, Inc.
  2. Grant Industries
  3. Jeen
  4. Alzo
  5. Brenntag Specialties
  6. Sensient
  7. Sandream

Ingredient Trade Name



Phase A
SynKos 20401 Synthetic Wax 12.0
Enhans PC-381 Polyethylene, Polycyclopentadiene, Stearoxy Dimethicone 10.0
Sunflower Wax1 Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Wax 8.0
Kester Wax K-241 Lauryl Laurate 8.0
Kester Wax K-60P1 Polyhydroxystearic Acid 3.0
Granacrysil BAS2 Butyl Acrylate/Hydroxypropyl Dimethicone Acrylate Copolymer 3.0
Jeechem ODD3 Octyldodecanol 14.0
Phase B
Jeechem CTG3 Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride 6.4
Dermol 994 Isononyl Isononanoate 6.4
Mica Sericite5 Mica 5.1
Unipure Red LC 3866 Iron Oxides CI 77491 5.1
Unipure Red LC 30756 Red 7 Lake 2.5
Marvel Red M90407 Mica (and) Iron Oxides CI 77491 (and) Silica 1.0
HDK H20 Pyro. Silica5 Silica Dimethyl Silylate 0.5
Phase C
Jeesilc CPS-2113 Cyclopentasiloxane 15.0