Natural fruit waxes for cosmetic formulations
Koster Keunen produces speciality formulated waxes for personal care and industrial applications acting as wetters, dispersants, gelling aids, and emollients.
The Personal Care division of Alfa Chemicals offers high quality speciality ingredients to the UK Personal Care market. From an established portfolio of Partners, we supply functional ingredients such as emulsifiers and texturising agents, as well as highly substantiated actives.
Orange Peel wax
Orange peel wax is a soft orange vegetable wax obtained from the rind of the orange fruit. Composition and consistency are similar to lanolin. Orange peel wax consists of a complex mixture of special esters, free fatty acids, hydrocarbons, free phytosterols and free alcohols. Minor components in this wax are well known for their anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial and sunscreen properties.
- Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Wax