What is a substitute for Polawax?
Bio-Mulsion Wax: This wax derived from olive oil is a great natural alternative for Polawax. Normal usage rates are between 2-8% of the total weight of your recipe. This emulsifier comes in the form of medium off-white flakes.
Is Polawax same as emulsifying wax?
Description. Polawax, also known as Emulsifying Wax NF is an easy to use, nonionic self-emulsifying blend for professional quality lotions, creams and other emulsions. Polawax can be used to make thick or thin emulsions, depending upon the concentration at which it is used.
What is Polawax made from?
What is Polawax? Polawax™ NF is a complete vegetable-derived emulsifying wax used to create oil-in-water emulsions. It is manufactured by Croda and is a brand name product. Croda calls it Polawax™ NF, but I find most places shorten that to “Polawax”.
What is Polawax emulsifying wax made from?
A non-ionic emulsifying wax which is an optimised combination of vegetable-derived emulsifiers and stabilisers.
Can beeswax replace emulsifying wax?
No! Emulsifying wax can only be replaced with an emulsifier. Beeswax is in no way an emulsifier. One can add borax to beeswax to make an emulsion, but then there will only be 1:1 ratio of water to oils, making for a greasy lotion.
Is emulsifying wax same as beeswax?
Can I use soy wax as an emulsifier?
The company says that even at lower use levels, HY-3200 Soy Wax can form a stable emulsion across a broad range of oils, for products such as lotions, creams, and serums.
Can you mix essential oils with glycerin?
In a spray bottle combine glycerin with water and shake well. Add a few drops of essential oil and shake again. Use as a moisturizing spritz for hair. Also works as a facial spritz!
Does glycerin expire?
Most manufacturers recommend using your unopened bottle of VG within 1–2 years of the manufacture date. An opened bottle may last between 12–18 months. Unlike vegetable oils which oxidize more quickly, pure vegetable glycerin has a fairly long and stable shelf life and is not prone to oxidation.
Is vegetable glycerin same as glycerin?
Dear Cíntia: Yes, glycerin and vegetable glycerin are usually the same thing. Some hair care companies will specify where the glycerin is derived from and list it as vegetable glycerin. In most cases when it says glycerin, it is vegetable derived.