Candelilla Wax

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Common name Candelila Wax
Botanical name   Euphorbia antisyphilitica
Melting Point 66-71 deg C

Candelila wax is produced from a small desert shrub native to Mexico and Southern Texas.
The plant produces the wax in order to minimise water loss in this arid environment.
The traditional application of candelilla wax in personal care and cosmetic products is in decorative cosmetics: lipsticks, pressed powders. It is also frequently found in mascara’s and eye liners.
It gives lustre and gloss, it is an excellent film forming agent and water repellent.

This product is intended for external use only

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