emulsifying wax

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e·mul·si·fy·ing wax

a washable ointment base consisting of a mixture of cetostearyl alcohol, sodium lauryl sulfate, and water.
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Just purified water, emulsifying wax, mineral oil, glycerin, ceth-40, castor Oil, tween 20, MDMD, and of course a little fragrance.
49195 Propylene Glycol Plus Emulsifying Wax Plus Glycerine Plus Cyclomethicone Plus Shea, Aloe, Chaco, Mango Butter Plus Cetyl Alcohol Plus Stearic Acid Plus Dimethicone Cream 150 Gms
Epaderm is a three-in-one relief cream containing two active ingredients, emulsifying wax and yellow soft paraffin.
Dissolve three teaspoons of emulsifying wax into two tablespoons of marshmallow infusion made by pouring boiling water over marshmallow herb.
Melt 2tbsp (20ml) beeswax and 1tbsp (15ml) emulsifying wax in a bowl suspended over a pan of water.
Among the newest Croda technologies on display were Volarest FL, a unique polymer that delivers controlled, targeted delivery from sprayable emulsions, novel textures that excite the user and the weightless suspension of emollients and beads in low viscosity fluids; and Natragem EW, a high performance emulsifying wax with excellent stabilization and [hickening properties.
NATRAGEM[TM] EW--Easy to use emulsifying wax that is 100% naturally derived and Ecocert approved for the creation of creams & lotions with excellent sensorial properties and electrolyte tolerance.
The result is an emulsifying wax with thickening benefits in combination with a wide range of cosmetic oils, which can create emulsions that are pH and electrolyte tolerant.