Table 1

Physical/chemical characteristics of the wax, oil and vegetable butters used in this study.

Raw materials INCI name Origin Appearance Melting point (°C) Density g/cm3 Molecular weight g/mol
Wax Synthetic wax Synthetic White solid pellets 93 0.920 630.00
Volatile oil Isododecane Petroleum Colorless liquid 0.749 170.34
Butter A Jojoba esters Vegetal White soft creamy paste 47–51
Butter B White firm paste 56–60

INCI: International Nomenclature of Cosmetic Ingredient.

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