Candelilla Wax

Candelilla wax in a dark dish

Candelilla wax can be used as a substitute for carnauba wax and beeswax, it also finds use in cosmetic industry, as a component of lip balms and lotion bars.

Geography

Candelilla wax is a wax derived from the leaves of the small Candelilla shrub native to northern Mexico and the southwestern United States.