Natural waxes, ideal for cosmetic stick products and other cosmetic applications.
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.
Carnauba wax T1 is obtained from the leaves of a palm tree named Copernica cerifera, indigenous to northern Brasil. The wax protects the plant against the environment and prevents excessive evaporation. This very hard natural wax is mainly used in cosmetic and pharmaceutical stick formulations.
- Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax
- Palm oil free, Non-GMO, Vegan
Rice Bran Wax is an upcycled hard, crystalline, high melting vegetable wax obtained from rice husks and aids in thickening formulations by providing a rigid structural network of wax crystals, improving oil binding, emolliency, film formation and lubricity, making it a key component in sticks and emulsions.
- Oryza Sativa (Rice) Cera
- Non-GMO, Vegan, Palm oil free