Copernicia Cerifera Wax


Texture enhancer

No known benefits

Copernicia Cerifera Wax description

_Copernicia cerifera_ wax is primarily used as a thickening agent, but also has film-forming and absorbent properties. Can be used to impart glossy shine.

Copernicia Cerifera Wax references

  •, Accessed March 2021, ePublication
  • Prospector, Accessed March 2021, ePublication
  • Food Chemistry, 2019, ePublication
  • Cosmetic Ingredient Review, May 2015, pages 1-76

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Ingredient ratings


Proven and supported by independent studies. Outstanding active ingredient for most skin types or concerns.


Necessary to improve a formula's texture, stability, or penetration.


Generally non-irritating but may have aesthetic, stability, or other issues that limit its usefulness.


There is a likelihood of irritation. Risk increases when combined with other problematic ingredients.


May cause irritation, inflammation, dryness, etc. May offer benefit in some capability but overall, proven to do more harm than good.


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Not Rated