• Soft hold, matte hair wax
  • 100% Natural and vegan formula
  • Flexible system allows for substitutions and creativity


  • 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%.
  • Bayberry Wax: Natural wax extracted from the Bayberry fruit. Low melt point solid, behaves like a butter in most formulations. Emollient, thickener, matte finish. Usage Level 0.5-15%.
  • 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%.
  • Kostol Natural E: Natural, PEG-free nonionic o/w emulsifier. Provides a light to medium, wet break, low thickening. Can be used as a primary or secondary emulsifier. Usage level 2-8%.


Main Topic

  • Hair Care

Sub Topics

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


  • Combine first three ingredients.
  • Sprinkle Bentonite in and mix well, while heating to 80-85°C, until fully hydrated.
  • Add remaining Phase A ingredients.
  • Combine Phase B materials and heat to 80-85°C.
  • Add Phase B to Phase A, mix at high speed until emulsion is smooth, then cool to 50–60°C and pour into containers.

Stability Information

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

Supplier Information

  1. Koster Keunen, Inc.
  2. Brenntag Specialties
  3. Akzo-Nobel

Ingredient Trade Name



Phase A
Deionized Water Aqua 60.8
Glycerin Glycerin 5.0
Optiphen2 Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol 1.0
Bentonite Albagel2 Bentonite 2.0
Amaze XT3 Dehydroxanthan Gum 0.2
NaOH 10% Solution Sodium Hydroxide 2.0
Phase B
Kester wax K-60P1 Polyhydroxystearic Acid 8.0
Bayberry Wax1 Myrica Cerifera (Bayberry) Fruit Wax 5.0
Sunflower Wax1 Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Wax 5.0
Kostol Natural E1 Behenyl Alcohol, Polyglyceryl-3 Stearate 2.0
Stearic Acid1 Stearic Acid 4.0
Cetyl Stearyl Alcohol 50:501 Cetearyl Alcohol 5.0