• Koster Keunen, Inc. presents its new Cationic Carnauba Milk, a dispersion of Carnauba Wax and Behentrimonium Chloride in water.
  • The addition of the quaternary ammonium compound provides this film-forming milk with a cationic nature, rendering it substantive to the hair and making it a unique cold process ingredient ideal in hair care formulations.
  • In a controlled laboratory study on human hair mannequin heads, the addition of Cationic Carnauba Milk to the formula visibly improved hair shine, both in bleached hair as well as virgin.


  • Cationic Carnauba Milk: A water based dispersion of behentrimonium Chloride and carnauba wax for easy dispersion.


Main Topic

  • Hair Care

Sub Topics

  • Hair Styling
  • Vegan


Add ingredients slowly one at a time in order given, mixing well after each one. (Note: do not use heat.)


Three months at room temperature, three months at 45°C, three freeze/thaw cycles.


  1. Koster Keunen, Inc.
  2. Shulke

Ingredient Trade Name



Phase A
Deionized Water Aqua 78.0
Euxyl K-9002 Benzyl Alcohol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Tocopherol 1.0
Cationic Carnauba Milk1 Water, Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax, Behentrimonium Chloride, Beheneth-5, Lecithin, Caprylyl Glycol, Phenoxyethanol, Hexylene Glycol 15.0
SD Alcohol Alcohol Denat 6.0