Kester Wax K-24, a low molecular weight natural ester, provides a natural that is highly compatible with most cosmetic ingredients. It is certified by the Natural Products Association (NPA) and accepted by the strictest guidelines in the natural community.
Kester Wax K-48, a long chain ester wax, provides excellent oil gelling and oil binding capabilities with a broad lipids compatibility. Koster Keunen prepares K-48 by the esterification of fatty acids with fatty alcohols. K-48 functions as a thickener and emollient in many applications.
Kester Wax K-60P, a soft pliable wax naturally derived from castor oil, functions as a film former, emollient and plasticizer. Koster Keunen provides formulations to create creamier textures while increasing the stability of your product.
Kester Wax K-62, a naturally derived medium chain ester wax, has good thermal stability, very narrow thermal phase change, film forming properties and wide compatibility in different solvents. K-62 is widely used as a natural structuring and gelling agent.
Kester Wax K-82H can increase thermal stability, gel strength, gloss, hardness, and slip. K-82H is a long chain synthetic ester wax with properties similar to Carnauba Wax. It contains NO resins and has excellent thermal stability.