It is derived from the leaves of the small Candelilla shrub native to northern Mexico. It is soluble in oil but not water and it has a melting point of 69-73 degrees Celsius.
Euphorbia Cerifera (candelilla) wax
Lipsticks, Lip balms, Creams, protective ointments.
Add to the fat portion of formula when emulsification is required and melt before use. Can be used as a substitute for Bees wax.
Provides moisture, increases the thickness of a non gel formula. It is a good emollient and gives a gloss effect to lip balms.