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Essentially Natural Eco E Wax

Essentially Natural Eco E Wax

Regular price R 39.00
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Eco E wax, Glyceryl Monostearate SE is ECOCERT approved for use in organic products. This vegetable based emulsifier is ideal for use in natural and organic creams and lotions for skin, hair and baby care. Also known as Glyceryl stearate SE, it is a complete emulsifying wax.

Important reading: Quick Guide To Emulsifiers

See all our free formulas for creams and lotions:  Creams & Lotions

Sizes: 100g, 250g, 500g, 1kg or 5kg.

This product is certified: Vegan and Beauty Without Cruelty.

INCI: Glyceryl monostearate SE
  • Ideal for use in natural and organic creams and lotions for skin, hair and baby care.
  • For use in oil in water emulsions
  • 100% natural
  • Complete emulsifying wax
  • ECOCERT approved for use in organic products
  • Offers skin conditioning, moisturisation and hydration due to the glycerin component
  • Ultra easy to use in powder form
  • Anionic

Usually used within the 3-7% range, although this may vary depending on the product and formulation.

Melting point: 60 degrees C.

Add to the heated oil phase.

While stable emulsions can be achieved with Eco E wax alone, it benefits greatly by including a stabiliser such as a gum (eg. xanthan gum) or a fatty alcohol such as cetyl alcohol (also a thickener) in the formula.

Glyceryl stearate SE (SE stands for self emulsifying)

From sustainably sourced palm oil sources.

SDS available for download here

COA available for download here

Note: A Certificate of Analysis (COA) is a document sharing the outcomes of a scientific test. It helps us verify that a product meets the specified standards. These tests are conducted on product batches, so slight variations in results between different batches are normal. If the batch number on this COA doesn't match the one on the product you bought from us, please get in touch with us. This is just one recent instance. Feel free to reach out if you have any questions or concerns.

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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Customer Reviews

Based on 9 reviews
Bente H.
Natural Eco E Wax

Very happy with the product and with your service! The emulsifier works beautifully with a co-emulsifier such as lecithin, stearic acid or xantham gum, and it has a great skin feel. Quick delivery after the order, too!

Simoney V.d.H.
Great skin feel

Works great and does not leave a weird skin feel like some emulsifiers tend to do. As stated in the blog it needs some stabilizing ingredients. I used Cetearyl alcohol and it created a beautiful thick cream


I haven't used the wax but I will very soon

Gita F.
Cosmetic Development Lab

I am exceptionally happy with the two orders that i have placed with Essentially Natural to date.

It was GREAT to find a company that had most of the items that I need to make up small samples for clients: I am a Cosmetic Consultant and work from home, have a small lab and have large companies that are very happy to let me have small quantities of product as and when i need it, i just feel uncomfortable and really value finding your business.

Will definitely make use regularly AND, you trun around time is AWESOME:)

As other reviews have mentioned - difficult to obtain a stable emulsion

I am not sure what the secret is to this emulsifier. I tried very basic oil-to-water emulsions with a high-shear blender. I feel like some additional info on how to use this particular emulsifier would be beneficial.

Hi Lee, as mentioned on the product page, this emulsifier benefits from xanthan gum to help stabilise it.
If you let us know your formula, we can try assist.