• Easy Application
  • Formula Form: Pencil, Pot, or Mechanical Pencil


  • 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%.
  • 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%.


Main Topic

  • Color Cosmetics

Sub Topics

  • Anhydrous
  • Clean Beauty
  • Natural
  • Stick
  • Vegan


  • Combine Phase B ingredients and mill until homogeneous.
  • Combine Phase A ingredients in a vessel, heat and mix until uniform.
  • Add Phase B to Phase A and mix.
  • Once homogeneous add Phase C.
  • Pour into containers around 85°C, allow to cool to room temperature.

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. BASF
  4. Sensient
  5. Jeen
  6. Grant Industries

Ingredient Trade Name



Phase A
Sunflower Wax Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Wax 20.0
Kester Wax K-60P1 Polyhydroxystearic Acid 8.0
Kester Wax K-241 Lauryl Laurate 5.0
Vitamin E Acetate3 Tocopheryl Acetate 1.0
Phase B
Mica Sericite BC 2852 Mica 5.0
Unipure Blue LC-6864 CI 77007 (and) Silica 5.0
Unipure Red LC-3204 Carmine 20.0
Prestige Bright Fire Red4 Mica (and) Iron Oxide 0.25
Jeechem CTG5 Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride 20.0
Phase C
Vegelight 1214LC6 Coconut Alkanes (and) Coco-Caprylate/Caprate 15.75