• Economical styling wax.
  • Loaded with moisture, easily spreadable, with perfect pick-up.
  • Flexible formula to dial in exact texture.


  • SynKos Wax 2030: Synthetic wax that provides soft structure in anhydrous formulas, mimics the properties of low melt paraffins or ozokerites. Petrolatum alternative in emulsions. Economical, versatile thickener.
  • Synthetic Beeswax 122: Vegan wax blend designed to mimic the properties of natural beeswax. Thickener, film former, vegan beeswax alternative. Usage level 0.5-25%
  • 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

  • Hair Care

Sub Topics

  • Emulsion
  • Hair Styling
  • Unisex
  • Vegan


  • Begin heating water to 80°C.
  • Add Phase A ingredients one by one, mixing each until uniform.
  • Combine Phase B ingredients, and heat to 80–85°C until melted.
  • Add Phase B to Phase A under agitation.
  • Mix at high speed until emulsion is uniform.
  • Final pH should be 6-7 (adjust with TEA if necessary).
  • Pour into containers at 55-60°C.

Stability Information

One month at room temperature, one month at 45°C, three freeze/thaw cycles.

Supplier Information

  1. Koster Keunen, Inc.
  2. Lubrizol
  3. Rita
  4. Brenntag Specialties
  5. Vantage Chemicals

Ingredient Trade Name



Phase A
Deionized Water Aqua 62.55
Disodium EDTA Disodium EDTA 0.05
Pemulan TR-12 Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer 0.1
Tealan 993 Triethanolamine 0.3
Optiphen4 Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol 1.0
Propylene Glycol Propylene Glycol 5.0
PVP K-904 PVP 5.0
Phase B
SynKos 20301 Synthetic Wax 10.0
Synthetic Beeswax 1221 Synthetic Beeswax 8.0
Kester Wax K-241 Lauryl Laurate 4.0
Lipomulse 1655 Glyceryl Stearate (and) PEG-100 Stearate 4.0