Organic & Natural Waxes

/Organic & Natural Waxes
  • Beeswax, White has been used for thousands of years for its unique chemistry which has the ability to produce creamy textures in a variety of cosmetic applications.

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  • Behenyl Alcohol S75 contains a small amount of a blend of fatty alcohols with unique properties compared to straight behenyl alcohol.

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  • Koster Keunen makes Behenyl Beeswax by modifying beeswax to be less crystalline. Reducing the crystallinity provides a stability advantage in cosmetic applications.

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  • Candelilla 204 Wax produces excellent gloss and structure and is ideal for finished products where firm consistency and high melt point are important. Candelilla 204 Wax also has water repellent and film forming properties.

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  • Candelilla Wax NF comes from an indigenous shrub, Euphorbia Cerifera, in northern Mexico. The natural wax protects the plant against the environment and prevents excessive evaporation.

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  • Carnauba, #1 Yellow Powdered, a vegetable wax, comes from the Brazilian Carnauba palm tree that grows along riverbanks, valleys and lagoons in the northern and northeastern part of Brazil.

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  • Carnauba, #3 (T-3) wax, which is the highest melting point natural wax, can impart gloss, hardness, slip, and improved thermal stability to a variety of applications.

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  • Carnauba, #4 (T-4), which is the highest melting point natural wax, can impart gloss, hardness, slip, and improved thermal stability to a variety of applications.

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  • Carnauba, N.F. #1 Yellow, which is the highest melting point natural wax, can impart gloss, hardness, slip, and improved thermal stability to a variety of applications.

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  • Koster Keunen provides Certified Organic Carnauba Wax Flakes for uses in cosmetics, personal care, pharmaceuticals and nutraceuticals.

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  • Organic Powdered Carnauba is a vegetable wax grown only in Brazil and comes from the leaves of the Brazilian “tree of life”. Carnauba palm grows in the northern and northeastern part of Brazil along riverbanks, valleys and lagoons where the soil is dark and fertile.

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  • Koster Keunen Castor Wax is derived from the plant Ricinus communis. The oil is hydrogenated to make this hard, brittle, high melt point vegetable wax.

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