Natural Beeswax: What It Is and Products Containing It
Beeswax is an exceptional natural alternative to mineral oils. It is beneficial for anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties which help by deeply locking in moisture into the skin without smothering and clogging up the pores. It also contains vitamin A which has been proven to reduce wrinkles and age spots while re-hydrating damaged skin cells.
The possible functions of this key ingredient are: Binding, emulsion stabilising, viscosity controlling INCI: Synthetic beeswax IUPAC Description: Beeswax, synthetic. the complex reaction product of blended acids and blended alcohols which simulates the composition of natural beeswax. it consists primarily of c18-30-alkyl ester of c16-32 fatty acids, c16-32 fatty acids and c22-34 alkanes CAS Number: 71243-51-1