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Synthetic Beeswax

Our database includes 360 products that contain Synthetic Beeswax.

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Fungal Acne


Synthetic beeswax is created to be identical in structure to beeswax. It possesses the same occlusive and emulsion properties.

A blend of fatty acid esters, fatty acids, and alcohols are used to create synthetic beeswax. Whether or not this ingredient is vegan depends on the source. Sometimes, lanolin is used for its creation.

This ingredient may not be Malassezia folliculitis, or fungal-acne safe.

People also dislike: Niacinamide, Cetearyl Alcohol, Glycerin

Synthetic Beeswax is a rare cosmetic ingredient, with about 0.9% of the products in our database containing it.

What it does:

Emulsion Stabilising

Community Stats

26 people from our community have liked or disliked this ingredient.

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Often have the following skin types:

Sensitive Dry

Usually have one or more of the following skin concerns:

Seborrheic Dermatitis • Fungal Acne • Dryness • Sensitivity

Where it's used

Synthetic Beeswax is most often found as ingredient number 8 within an ingredient list.

These are the categories of products that use Synthetic Beeswax the most:

CosIng Data

  • CosIng ID: 38425
  • EC #:  275-286-5
  • All Functions: Binding, Emulsion Stabilising, Viscosity Controlling
What is CosIng?

CosIng is the European Commission database for information on cosmetic substances and ingredients.

SkinSort uses CosIng to source some of it's data on ingredient names and functions.