• This lightweight foundation with buildable coverage instantly gives skin a healthy look.


  • 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%.
  • Kester Wax K-72: Naturally derived wax ester of plant origin. High melt point solid wax, provides structure and easy payoff in anhydrouss applications. Emollient, jojoba wax alternative. Usage level 1-10%.
  • 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%.
  • 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

  • Clean Beauty
  • Emulsion
  • Natural
  • Unisex
  • Vegan


  • Mix Phase A ingredients and heat to 80°C.
  • In separate vessel, combine Phase C until homogeneous, milling if necessary.
  • Heat Phase B to 80°C. Once all B materials are melted, add the color base and mix.
  • Add Phase B+C to Phase A while mixing.
  • Continue to mix while cooling to 50°C and pour into containers.


One month at room temperature, one month at 45°C.


  1. Koster Keunen, Inc.
  2. CP Kelco
  3. Agrana Starch
  4. Brenntag Specialties
  5. Jeen Intl
  6. Sensient Cosmetic Tech

Ingredient Trade Name



Phase A
Deionized Water Aqua 56.5
Glycerin Glycerin 3.0
Keltrol CG-SFT2 Xanthan Gum 0.3
Quemina 21.2573 Zea Mays (Corn) Starch 1.0
Optiphen Plus4 Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Sorbic Acid 1.0
Phase B
Kostol Natural E1 Behenyl Alcohol, Polyglyceryl-3 Stearate 4.0
Kester Wax K-721 Behenyl Behenate 1.5
Kester Wax K-60P1 Polyhydroxystearic Acid 2.0
Evoil Squalane TX:83754 Squalane (and) Olea Europaea (Olive) Oil 0.5
Jeechem CTG5 Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride 5.0
Lecithin Lecithin 0.2
Phase C
Mica Sericite BC 2854 Mica 1.66
Unipure White LC981 HLC6 Titanium Dioxide, Hydrogenated Lecithin 7.4
Unipure Red LC 381 HLC6 Iron Oxides CI77491, Hydrogenated Lecithin 0.38
Unipure Yellow LC182 HLC6 Iron Oxides CI77492, Hydrogenated Lecithin 1.42
Unipure Black LC989 HLC6 Iron Oxides CI77499, Hydrogenated Lecithin 0.14
Kester Wax K-241 Lauryl Laurate 6.66
Jeechem CTG5 Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride 7.34