Synthetic Beeswax

INCI Name
Synthetic Beeswax
Ingredient origins
Hydrocarbons
Role
Common name
Synthetic Beeswax
EWG score
What is EWG score?
The EWG score is a hazard score ranging from 1-2 (low hazard), 3-6 (moderate hazard) and 7-10 (high hazard) published by the Environmental Working Group. Their data is sourced from the Skin Deep® database and studies published in open scientific literature.
Nasty
This ingredient has been classified as hazardous to health, and is not used in ecostore products.
Ingredient details
Synthetic Beeswax is a synthetic wax engineered to match the properties and appearance of natural beeswax. It is created with a blend of fatty esters, fatty acids, fatty alcohols, and high molecular weight hydrocarbons. There are some concerns that synthetic beeswax is an environmental toxin.