Castor Lip Base

Castor Lip Base

Item No. ELL-CASTLIPBS-01
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Description
Description
Natural blend of castor oils and carnauba wax forming a viscous, emollient gel that can be used as base for lip care products or as alternative to petrolatum in a variety of cosmetic products. Has a high affinity with skin lipids for great emolliency and helps create an intensively moisturized feel. Melting point 62-72ºC (144-162ºF).
Benefits
  • Natural & botanically derived emollient & lubricant
  • Can be used as substitute for petrolatum
  • Enhances consistency and viscosity (e.g. ideal base for lip care products)
  • Suitable for COSMOS/Ecocert formulations
  • Creates an intensive, smooth, moisturized skin feel
  • Ideal for dry & rough skin
Use
Use as is. Add to fat phase of formula. Typical use level 1-20% depending on product type. For external use only.
Applications
Lipsticks, lip balms, creams, lotions, hair care products, hair styling products, creams, lotions, balms, night creams, sun care products
Purity Grade
No purity grade applicable
Appearance
Semi-transparent, yellowing gel
Solubility
Water-insoluble, dispersible in oils and organic solvents
Preservation
Preservative-free
Storage
Store in a closed container at a dry place at room temperature
Country of Origin
USA
Raw Material Source
Ricinus Communis beans, leaves of the palm tree Copernicia Cerifera
Manufacture
Castor oil is cold-pressed from Ricinus Communis beans. Carnauba wax is obtained from the leaves of the palm tree Copernicia Cerifera that grows mainly in Brazil. After harvesting the sun-dried leaves are mechanically thrashed to separate the wax from the leaf. The wax is the further processed and purified.
Animal Testing
Not animal tested
GMO
GMO-free
Vegan
Does not contain animal-derived components
HS Code
1515509000
Ingredients
Ricinus communis (castor) seed oil, hydrogenated castor oil, copernicia cerifera (carnauba) wax