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What Is Lip Gloss Made Of: Ingredients & Benefits

Many makeup fans out there want to know what lip gloss is made of. After using it hundreds of times it is good to know the ingredients you apply to the face regularly. Lip gloss makes the lips shine and keeps them moisturized for long lasting hours. There are a great many lip glosses that have natural ingredients and some not so natural. Here's a few lip gloss ingredients that are vegan and some that are basic.  The base of most lip glosses is wax or petroleum jelly. Microcrystalline wax is used to create opacity, hardness, and flexibility. It makes cosmetics water resistant and binds ingredients together. Hydrogenated Polyisobutene is used in cosmetics as a skin conditioner. Tridecyl Trimellitate is a synthetic ingredient used as a skin -softening emollient, film forming agent, and texture-enhancing ingredient.  Octyldodecyl Stearoyl Stearate is an ester used as a skin conditioning agent and viscosity increasing agent in cosmetics and personal care products. Polyglyceryl-2 Diisos