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 skinfeel 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 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%