Table 1

Lipids in the composition of lipsticks.

Global composition Lipids composition Lipids chemical description
Lipids Oils 50% Hydrocarbons: Esters, triglycerides, fatty alcohols and acids, alcanes, Guerbet alcohols
Silicones: cyclic, linear, phenyled
Volatiles hydrocarbons: Isododecane, Isohexadecane, renewable alkanes
Volatiles silicones: Mainly Dimethicone and Cyclopentasiloxane
Waxes 10–25% Polyethylene, Synthetic wax, Vegetable waxes, Beeswax, Fatty alcohols
Butters ≤ 10% Vegetable butters and creamy esters
Polymers 9% Hydrocarbons: Polybutene, VP derivative
Silicones: TriMethylSiloxysilicate
Gels 8% Hydrocarbons: Polyamide, Dextrine palmitate, Sucroesters
Silicones: Dimethicone Vinyl Crosspolymer
Fragrance ≤ 1%
Antioxidant ≤ 1% Tocopheryl Acetate
Pigments & powders 10–20% NA NA

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