Emulsifiers are ingredients that hold other ingredients together, preventing separation. They are helpful for formulations that contain oil and water, which have a natural tendency to separate such as lotion. Thickeners are useful in liquid cosmetics such as shower gel and bubble bath. Use them to off set the thinning which many occur from adding fragrance oils or essential oils as well.
This beeswax is considered to be the best in the market and the same used by many large cosmetic companies. The ultra refined produces a superior white color with very low order, perfect for consistent results.
Natural non-animal based wax. It is a very hard wax with superior quality. Mixes well into most formulas containing animal, vegetable and mineral oils. Our Candelilla Wax is 100% pure and cosmetic grade.
Natural non-animal based wax. It is known as "queen of waxes” and comes in the form of hard yellow flakes. When combined with beeswax, carnauba wax can produce a glossy finish. Our Carnauba Wax is 100% pure and cosmetic grade.
Binds oils and water together in recipes for lotions, creams, scrubs and hair conditioner. Provides a powdery, soft, silky feel to lotion formulas. Lotions tend to have a very light, whipped appearance.
Binds oils and water together in recipes for lotions, creams, scrubs and hair conditioner. Provides a protective feel to lotion formulas. Lotions tend to have a heavy, cream-like appearance with this emulsifying wax.
Crafter's Choice Smooth & Creamy Lotion Bar Additive is a beeswax derivative that has gained tremendous popularity in lotion bar and lip balm formulas. It prevents the grainy texture shea butter typically exhibits when cooled. When added at 5%, shea butter lotion bars are smooth and creamy.
Triple pressed palm stearic acid. Cosmetic grade. Commonly used to emulsify lotions made from scratch. Can be used in candle manufacturing to raise the melt point and improve the hardness of candle wax.
Specifically designed for the cosmetic (not food) industry. It remains clear in liquid soaps, hair shampoo, soaps and lotions. It is the same product that major retailers use to naturally thicken products.