Mixture of wax and synthetic polymers, used for its thickening and viscosity modifying properties. Imparts hardness and slip to formulations, and can be used as a melt point modifier and a gelling agent. White wax pastilles. Congealing point: 65 - 75 °C.
INCI Name: Polyethylene, Stearoxy Dimethicone
CAS: 9002-88-4, 68554-53-0
Applications: Lipsticks, sticks, anyhydrous color cosmetics, creams, butters, sunscreens
Benefits: Has unique formulating advantages. Can be used to boost SPF in sunscreen formulations. Can be used to thicken and structure color cosmetics.