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Candelilla wax

Product Description
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Inci: Euphorbia Ceriferawax

Size : 100g, 250g, 500g and 1 kg

Vegetable wax extracted from the Euphorbia Antisyphilitica shrub (originating in desert areas in northeast Mexico). Yellowish and fragrant flakes soluble in alcohol, insoluble in water. Background between 69 and 73 degrees C. Compatible with most waxes and resins.

This wax obtained is boiling the leaves of this shrub. It replaces beeswax in vegan recipes. Long extracted thanks to sulfuric acid, a dangerous method for the environment and for workers, it is now extracted by certain producers (such as ours which also practices reforestation) thanks to citric acid, without danger. Work in these desert areas is difficult yes, but for Candelilleros the Candelilla wax is the main source of income, a 100 year old tradition. The opinions are divided of course, it's up to you to do your own research for informed choices.

Properties : Thisted, emollient, protective.

Use : Between 1 and 10% of the total recipe. Heat over low heat to melt before using. Add to the oily phase.

Applications: Baumes, red and lipstick, mascaras, ointments and ointments, massage gels.

Recipe : Firming Balm / 50 ml
10 g Coconut butter
13 g Sweet almond oil
1 g butter Mango
0.5 g stearic acid
2 g Candelilla wax
16 g Lavender hydrosol
3 g Vegetable glycerin
0.14 g potassium sorbate
2 drops of rosewood essential oil
2 drops of basil essential oil
1 drop lemon verbena essential oil
In a saucepan, melt the Candelilla wax, then add the vegetable fats. In a 2nd saucepan, heat the hydrosol and vegetable glycerin over low heat, then add the potassium sorbate. Bring the greasy phase to 70 degrees C and the aqueous phase at 55 degrees C (check using our thermometer), then mix them together for minimum 10 minutes using an electric drummer. Add the essential oils, switch to our jar 50 ml and label. Apply on the belly, buttocks and thighs morning and evening.
* See our specialized courses to understand the manufacture of emulsions.

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