Solid Foundation


This soft and creamy foundation stick is lightweight with a sheer to medium coverage. The unique formulation with almost 40% water makes for a more cost-effective formulation compared to typical foundation sticks. The skin-feel during application is soft and light and the finish is between satin and matte.

Solid Foundation


Item Trade Name Ingredient (INCI) (w/w)%
1 Deionized Water Water 39.45
2 Spectrastat™* Caprylhydroxamic Acid (and) Caprylyl Glycol (and) Glycerin 1.50
3 LexFeel™ WOW* Triheptanoin (and) C13-15 Alkane 18.50
4 Unipure Yellow LC182 NFW R CF CI 77492 (and) Rosa Centifolia Flower Wax (and) Rosa Damascena Flower Wax (and) Cera Alba 1.15
5 Unipure Red LC381 NFW R CF CI 77491 (and) Rosa Centifolia Flower Wax (and) Rosa Damascena Flower Wax (and) Cera Alba 0.30
6 Unipure Black LC989 NFW R CF CI 77499 (and) Rosa Centifolia Flower Wax (and) Rosa Damascena Flower Wax (and) Cera Alba 0.10
7 Unipure White LC981 NFW R CF CI 77891 (and) Rosa Centifolia Flower Wax (and) Rosa Damascena Flower Wax (and) Cera Alba 6.00
8 MLB Polyglyceryl-4 Isostearate (and) Coco-Caprylate/Caprate (and) Disteardimonium Hectorite (and) Polyglyceryl-3 Polyricinoleate (and) Sorbitan Isostearate 8.00
9 LexFeel™ Vibrant MB* Palm Acid/Adipic Acid/Pentaerythritol Crosspolymer 4.00
10 SP-16W-P Microcrystalline Wax 6.00
11 Ozokerite Wax Ozokerite Wax 5.00
12 Kahlwax 6607L Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Wax (and) Ascorbyl Palmitate (and) Tocopherol 4.00
13 SustOleo™ TL* Trilaurin 2.00
14 Vitamin E Tocopheryl Acetate 1.00
15 Lexorez™ 200 MB* Trimethylpentanediol/Adipic Acid/Glycerin Crosspolymer 3.00

Processing Procedure

  1. Combine Items 1 and 2 (main batch). Heat to 85°C.
  2. Combine Items 3 – 7 and SpeedMix at 2500 rpm for 5 min.
  3. Combine Items 3 – 15. Heat to 85 °C.
  4. Remove from heat. Add Items 3 – 15 to main batch with high sheer dispersion blade propeller mixing.
  5. At 66 °C, when emulsion is uniform, pour into a suitable container and allow to cool.

Physical Properties

Solid stick foundation


40 °C (12 weeks), 45 °C (12 weeks), 50 °C (12 weeks), F/T (3 cycles)

Ingredient Function

LexFeel™ WOW: The pigments are dispersed into this plant-based cyclomethicone-like emollient. LexFeel WOW also contributes to the soft and light skin-feel.

LexFeel™ Vibrant MB: A unique polymeric wax with sensory modifying properties that enhance the color pay-off, skin-feel and vibrancy of pigments.

SustOleo™ TL: This unique emollient is a powder at room temperature and melts to liquid on the skin, creating the unique sensory experience of this solid foundation.

Lexorez™ 200 MB: This soft film former enhances transfer resistance and also contributes to the even coverage of the pigments on the skin.

Spectrastat™: Alternative preservation system to protect the formulation against bacteria, yeast, and mold.

Natural Origin Content

ISO 16128, includes water: 83.79%