Ingredient Spotlight: Candelilla Wax

Ingredient Spotlight: Candelilla Wax

A vegan and natural alternative to beeswax

Candelilla Wax is a natural vegetable wax extracted from the candelilla shrub (Euphorbia Cerifera) originating from northern Mexico and the southwestern United States. At Candela Cosmetics, candelilla wax is beloved due to its smooth workable texture, ability to add to bind ingredients together, and its array of skincare benefits.


  • Rich in nutrients
  • Locks in moisture
  • Helps protect skin from the elements


What is it used in?

Candelilla Wax can be found in 9 products from our range of Invigorating Coconut Water Foundations to our Perfecting Creme Blushes to our Luxe Moisture Lipsticks

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