Ingredients

COPERNICIA CERIFERA CERA

CAS number: 8015-86-9 - Carnauba wax
"Good" in all categories.
  • Origin(s): Vegetal
  • Other languages: Carnaubawachs, Cera Carnauba, Cera de Carnauba, Cera de carnauba, Cire de Carnauba (Palmier)
  • INCI name: COPERNICIA CERIFERA CERA
  • EINECS/ELINCS number: 232-399-4
  • Comedogenic potential (pc): 1
  • Food additive: E903
  • Bio-compatible (COSMOS Reference)
Namely The Carnauba wax is obtained from the leaves of the Brazilian tropical palm called Copernicia Cerifera. This wax is one of the hardest of vegetable waxes, but it is also appreciated for its plasticity and flexibility. It is widely used in make-up products and in particular in mascaras (nearly 60% of mascaras contain them). It is also used to help structure and solidify stick products such as lipsticks or lip balms. It is allowed in organic.
Its functions (INCI)
  • Emollient : Softens and smoothes the skin
  • Film forming : Produces a continuous film on skin, hair or nails
  • Skin conditioning : Maintains skin in good condition
This ingredient is present in 2.83% of cosmetics.
Mascara (75.46%)
Make-up set (52.92%)
Eyes and kohl pencil (44.05%)
Lip pencil (42.19%)
Eyebrow pencil (38.27%)

Products that contain them

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