Making lipsticksFew weeks ago my first attempt to make a lipstick. About time to finally use the accessories that I bought eons ago. A nice pinkish nude colour with a bit of mica shimmer. I was gladly surprised that it didn’t break when I unmolded it.So far I didn’t have oil bleeding/sweating (I exposed it to several temperatures though).I used 3 gram wax base and a pigment phase of 1,5 grams (pigments/micas/TiO2 dispersed in a tiny bit of C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate).I want to use a higher level of pigments next time, is there anything I should add/change in my wax base then?Please feel free to comment.My wax base below.10% Almond oil15% Cera alba3% Candelilla wax1% Magnesium stearate3% Glyceryl Stearate20% Cetearyl Alcohol7% Ronaflair® Flawless0,15% BHT*0,15% Propyl paraben*Castor oil ad 100*(3 grams of wax base with a total amount of 4,5 grams makes 0,1% BHT and 0,1% propyl paraben per lipstick.)I noticed later on that one of my molds has the name ‘Dior’ on it. ?
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