ceresin


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ceresin

(ˈsɛrɪsɪn)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a white wax extracted from ozocerite
[C19: irregularly from Latin cēra wax]
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Noun1.ceresin - a white wax extracted from ozokerite
wax - any of various substances of either mineral origin or plant or animal origin; they are solid at normal temperatures and insoluble in water
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At the present time, there is little information known about how different waxes such as candelilla, carnuba and ceresin, which are common in lipstick formulations, solidify different oils.
The oil-based compound contains only natural, pharmaceutical-grade ingredients, including mineral oil, petrolatum, paraffin and ceresin.
Wipe-off Pencil ingredients: mineral oil, synthetic wax, squalane, olea europaea (olive) fruit oil, ceresin, microcrystalline wax, tocopherol, retinyl palmitate, aloe barbadensis leaf extract, panax ginseng root extract.