What is lipstick made of?
Manufacture of lipstick base are oils, fats and waxes. Oil, high viscosity of castor oil with good adhesion, but in recent years to solve the problem of rancid smell, mostly used with castor oil structure similar to the oxidative stability of synthetic oil. Lipstick a good shrink malleable in order to gently draw, myristic acid isopropyl Tri-isostearate, glycerin, such as low-viscosity synthetic ester oils with high viscosity oil used. Wax, is to increase the melting point of the product, keep the rod-like shape. Using little Brazil carnauba wax, Candelilla wax, great hardness can be improved, making the surface more bright. Lanolin and lanolin derivatives make oils and waxes are easy to mix, helps the dye dispersion, can be made from uniform color and very solid lipstick.