Candelilla wax is a plant-derived was harvested from a desert plant in Mexico. It is a common ingredient in lip stick, lip balm, creams, lotions and the like. Being a very hard wax, considerably less of this wax is needed. It will increase hardness and melt point, but contributes more “slip” in your lip products than high percentage beeswax formulas.
To replace beeswax in your current recipe, use half as much of candelilla. We also like to use candelilla combination with Beeswax. So, for 10 grams of beeswax, reduce beeswax to 5 grams, and add in 2.5 grams of candelilla.
Candelilla wax is a plant-derived was harvested from a desert plant in Mexico.
A very high quality candelilla — lower qualities are darker with a distinctive odor.
|Dimensions||6 x 6 x 4 in|
1 Lb, 9 Lbs in a 1-gallon pail