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Q: Emulsifying Wax & Glycerine ( No Answer,   3 Comments )
Subject: Emulsifying Wax & Glycerine
Category: Health > Beauty
Asked by: uyara-ga
List Price: $10.00
Posted: 10 Oct 2006 21:59 PDT
Expires: 09 Nov 2006 20:59 PST
Question ID: 772545
I would like to experiment with making home-made cosmetics such as
face creams and body masks.  Some ingredients needed to concoct these
products include emulsifying wax, cocoa butter & glycerine.

Are the glycerine, cocoa butters and emulsifying waxes used for cosmetic-making the
same used for baking cakes and the like?

If not, what are the kinds should I be looking for? 

I am looking for plant-derived ingredients (non-industrial chemical)
as much as possible.
There is no answer at this time.

Subject: Re: Emulsifying Wax & Glycerine
From: kayteen-ga on 13 Oct 2006 00:01 PDT

I donno how far my review helps you....
So lemme explain wat is wat...

we have two types, namely

So there is no point in using FOOD GRADE GLYCERIN in COSMETICS.....

If u want to check out for more info... go thrgh this link...where you
can find it in-detail...

This is a site where u can find all the products u can buy.... and do your prep.

Hope you get it correct...
Subject: Re: Emulsifying Wax & Glycerine
From: uyara-ga on 13 Oct 2006 21:20 PDT
Thanks so much kayteen-ga!

I'll look into the sites you referred. Thanks much =)
Subject: Re: Emulsifying Wax & Glycerine
From: kayteen-ga on 16 Oct 2006 02:35 PDT

Here is some quick look on Emulsifying Wax....

Emulsifiers: Cetearyl Alcohol & Polysorbate 60 (Emulsifying Wax) 	
Non-ionic, Oil-in-Water Emulsifying Wax:
Description: non-ionic emulsifying wax containing a combination of the
two emulsifiers polysorbate 60 & cetearyl alcohol. CAS No.: 8005-44-5;
67762-27-0 (cetearyl alcohol), 9005-67-8 (polysorbate 60). White waxy
flakes, odorless. Water-insoluble, dispersible in water & oil.
Saponification value 14.0 Max. pH Value: 5.5 - 7 (3 % solution).
Properties: non-ionic oil-in-water emulsifier (enables water & oil to
mix), does not require the aid of other emulsifiers, has high
electrolyte tolerance, has also dispersing, thickening & solubilizing
properties (stabilizes essential oils). Use: warm to melt before use,
dispersible in oil or water. Applications: for all kinds of cosmetics
requiring emulsification as lotions, creams, gels.

Here are some of the tips for you to prep Homemade Cosmetics...

Check out this link for a Homemade Glycerin Soap..

Check this link for Homemade Lotions..

Check out these links....


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