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Nautica Carnauba Wax Flakes

Nautica Carnauba Wax Flakes

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Carnauba Wax (Copernicia cerifera cera) is a natural vegetable plant wax. It is the hardest natural wax available and makes a wonderful ingredient to use in DIY cosmetic body care products.

Sizes: 250g, 500g or 1kg.

This product is certified: Vegan.

INCI: Copernicia Cerifera Cera
  • Use it to make balms, salves and and other DIY cosmetics
  • You can use it as a vegan alternative to beeswax
  • 100% Natural
  • Vegan friendly
  • The product is flaked for your convenience of measuring and melting

Beeswax Crayons

You can make these with beeswax only, but we find the carnauba wax holds the pigment nicely so we like to add it.

¾ c beeswax

2 T cocoa butter

6 T carnauba wax

1 tsp each of 5 different natural pigments (to make 5 different colours).

Essential oils of choice (optional)

Melt the beeswax, carnauba wax and cocoa butter together then separate evenly into 5 bowls. Stir in any essential oils if using. Mix different colours into each of the bowls. You may need to keep the bowls suspended in a hot water bath to ensure the wax mixture doesn’t begin to set before the pigments have been properly mixed in. Continue mixing until the wax begins to solidify a bit then pour into molds and leave to set completely. Read more on our DIY wax crayons and pigments on our blog.

You will probably want to go for a ratio of carnauba wax to oil of 1:3 and up.

Although it's a natural alternative to beeswax, because it is such a hard wax it does need to be heated to a higher melting point (180-190 degrees) before it will melt.

FOR YOUR SAFETY

This natural product is for external use only. Please exercise caution and do not ingest or take internally. Store away from children, animals, sunlight and heat. If pregnant or breastfeeding, please consult with your medical care-giver before use.

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Samantha V.N.
Looove this

So elated Essentially Natural sticks this, great vegan substitute fir beeswax and works wonderfully

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Marcel B.
Great Service

I was pleased to receive quick and free delivery, the goods were well packed and, to my delight, I received a free sample of Witch Hazel distillate.
I will recommend this company and will definitely order from them again.

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Faith S.
Carnuba

Am very happy with it

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Machiel J.
Brilliant service & excellent product

Very prompt delivery before the agreed date and the product was exactly what I needed.

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