• Vegan & Natural
  • Flexible Formula
  • Shadow & Highlighter in One


  • Kester Wax K-59: Naturally derived wax ester of plant origin. Provides opacity, firmness and texture to emulsions. Secondary structurant in anhydrous formulations. Usage level 1-20%.
  • 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%.
  • 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
  • Clean Beauty
  • Natural
  • Vegan


  • Combine Phase A ingredients, mix and melt at 85°C until uniform.
  • Once homogenous, begin to cool to room temperature while continuing to mix.
  • Pour into containers at about 80-85°C.


  • Three months at room temperature
  • Three months at 45°C
  • Three freeze/thaw cycles


  1. Koster Keunen, Inc.
  2. Jeen International
  3. Maroon Group
  4. BASF
  5. Brenntag Specialties

Ingredient Trade Name



Phase A
Kester Wax K-591 Stearyl Stearate 9.0
Kester Wax K-60P1 Polyhydroxystearic Acid 13.0
Kester Wax K-241 Lauryl Laurate 4.0
Jeechem CTG2 Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride 10.0
Castor Oil3 Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil 13.0
Jojoba Oil3 Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil 20.0
Vitamin E Acetate4 Tocopheryl Acetate 1.0
Prestige Silk Silver55 Mica (and) Titanium Dioxide 8.0
Prestige Gold5 Mica (and) Titanium Dioxide 2.0
Prestige Violet5 Mica (and) Titanium Dioxide 2.0
Mica Sericite BC 2855 Mica 18.0