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  • Bullet Lipstick breaking from bottom plz guide

    Posted by saraahsan on May 21, 2020 at 5:44 pm

    hi i m making bullet lipsticks and going very well..texture formula all is well but having an issue my Lipstick get broken from bottom as seen in picture. my Lipstick base formula is:

    candelila wax 12.5%
    carnauba wax 12.5% 
    Cetyl alcohol 2%
    micro crystalline wax 1%

    Castor oil 28%
    isododecane 2%
    caprylic capric 40%
    silica dimythyl silylate 0.5%
    kaolin clay 0.5% 
    magnesium stearate 0.5%
    magnesium myristate 0.5%

    i add 1gram powder pigment in 5 grams base
     i have already made pigment blends combination of colors,titanium,kaolin etc.

    formula is best doing great but sometime lipstick get broken from bottom. 

    saraahsan replied 4 years ago 2 Members · 2 Replies
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  • rodb1958

    Member
    May 22, 2020 at 7:07 am

    google ‘lipstick break test’ it is a thing and there are instruments dedicated to it. otherwise, trial and error after adding additional wax. Try candelilla. Speak to Ross Waxes or Strahl&Pitsch for their recommendation. 

  • saraahsan

    Member
    May 23, 2020 at 2:31 am

    rodb1958 said:

    google ‘lipstick break test’ it is a thing and there are instruments dedicated to it. otherwise, trial and error after adding additional wax. Try candelilla. Speak to Ross Waxes or Strahl&Pitsch for their recommendation. 

    Thank you so much dear for helping me ❤️❤️❤️

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