Waxes create a light barrier on skin that prevents loss of moisture and helps seal in moisturizing oils, butters, and extracts without clogging pores. Beeswax protects, moisturizes, hydrates, softens, and soothes skin.
Beeswax is the purified wax from the honeycomb of the bees Apis Mellifera.
Candellila Wax, Natural
Candellila wax is a non-animal based wax. Plants producing candelilla wax grow in Mexico, North Central Plains, and the Chihuahua Desert. The wax occurs as the outer coating of the shrub which helps the plant retain moisture. Candelilla wax is a natural alternative to beeswax in cosmetics.
Carnauba Wax, Natural
Carnauba wax is a non-animal based wax that comes from the leaves of the Brazilian palm copemicia Cerifera.