Copernicia cerifera

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Noun1.Copernicia cerifera - Brazilian fan palm having an edible rootCopernicia cerifera - Brazilian fan palm having an edible root; source of a useful leaf fiber and a brittle yellowish wax
fan palm - palm having palmate or fan-shaped leaves
Copernicia, genus Copernicia - slow-growing tropical fan palms
carnauba, carnauba wax - hard yellowish to brownish wax from leaves of the carnauba palm used especially in floor waxes and polishes
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To create a special formula gentle enough for use on the face and body of infants, toddlers and children, priority has been given to ingredients of natural origin, such as carnauba wax rived from Copernicia Cerifera palm leaves, which gives the balm its rich texture.
Whitening Concealer ingredients: titanium dioxide, caprylic/capric triglyceride, talc, squalane, euphorbia cerifera (candelilla) wax, olea europaea (olive) fruit oil, hydrogenated castor oil, myristyl lactate, lanolin, microcrystalline wax, oryza sativa (rice) germ oil, sucrose acetate/stearate, iron oxides, kaolin, copernicia cerifera (carnauba) wax, morus alba root extract, beeswax, aloe barbadensis leaf extract, tocopherol, stearyl glycyrrhetinate.
00 caprylic/capric triglyceride, copernicia cerifera (carnauba) wax, decyl glucoside, Pentylene Glycol)