Commonly used in Lipsticks, lip balms, salves, creams body butters and more. Candelilla wax is said to have twice the stiffening ability of beeswax. Commonly used as a substitute for Carnauba wax and has a softer texture than Carnauba wax.
Other Names: Euphorbia Antisyphilitica, Euphorbia Cerifera
Appearance: Brittle, hard, slightly tacky, yellow vegetable wax that is supplied in flat flakes
INCI Name: Euphorbia Cerifera (candelilla) wax
Solubility: Soluble in alcohol, insoluble in water
Natural or Synthetic: Natural, obtained from the leaves of the Candelilla shrub. A small shrub native to the USA and Mexico.
Recommended Retest or Shelf Life: 2 Years
Storage: Cool Dark Dry, Tightly Closed. Keep away from Strong acids and oxidizing agents
Not for Ingestion.