Paraffin X Petrolatum

pmapma Member
edited February 2014 in Formulating
I thought paraffin and petrolatum were the same thing. But this makeup powder has paraffin AND petrolatum. Is it right?

TALC, ETHYLHEXYL METHOXYCINNAMATE, METHYL METHACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMER, SILICA, SYNTHETIC FLUORPHLOGOPITE, POLYMETHYL METHACRYLATE, BORON NITRIDE, DIETHYLAMINO HYDROXYBENZOYL HEXYL BENZOATE, METHYLENE BIS-BENZOTRIAZOLYL TETRAMETHYLBUTYLPHENOL, DIMETHICONE, TOCOPHEROL, BHT, DIMETHICONE/VINYL DIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMER, DIMETHICONE/METHICONE COPOLYMER, VINYL DIMETHICONE/METHICONE SILSESQUIOXANE CROSSPOLYMER, SQUALANE, GLYCERYL TRIPALMATE/PALM KERNELATE/OLIVATE/MACADAMIATE/RAPESEEDATE, PARAFFIN, ETHYLHEXYL PALMITATE, BIS-ETHYLHEXYLOXYPHENOL METHOXYPHENYL TRIAZINE, DIPENTAERYTHRITYL HEXAHYDROXYSTEARATE/HEXASTEARATE/HEXAROSINATE, POLYISOPRENE, BEESWAX, MINERAL OIL, METHICONE, ZINC LAURATE, PETROLATUM, SYNTHETIC WAX, METHYLPARABEN, MICA, CALCIUM CERIUM OXIDE, TITANIUM DIOXIDE, IRON OXIDES, ALUMINUM HYDROXIDE

Comments

  • Chemist77Chemist77 Member, PCF student
    One is wax and the other jelly with paraffin oil as the variable.
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