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Our Sunflower Wax is a vegetable wax that is white to light yellow in hue. It is supplied in pellet form, making it easy to work with. It is ethically sourced, and it can be used as a vegan alternative to beeswax and other waxes within cosmetic applications.
The melting point of Sunflower Wax is 74C-80C (165F-176F). It possesses a firmer consistency than that of Beeswax and Candelilla Wax. It offers a non-waxy feel and is well suited for helping to bind oils in a formulation. Sunflower Wax adds stability, hardness, emolliency and lubrication to lipsticks, lip balms, anhydrous cosmetics, foundations, mascaras and a wide array of other cosmetic formulations.
Our lead formulator recommends using up to 25%-30% due to it having a firmer texture and higher melting point than Beeswax and Candelilla Wax. It may also be combined with other waxes.
INCI: Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Wax
Pressed, Filtered, Decolorized
Typical Shelf Life*: 3 Years
*Typical Shelf Life begins on the date of manufacture and is defined as the typical shelf life of an ingredient when it is stored and handled properly. The Typical Shelf Life is offered as a general guideline. It should not be considered to be an expiration date. Many ingredients are usable beyond the stated date, especially when stored and handled very carefully.
*This item does not qualify for any promotional discounts.
^This item will ship separately.
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