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Substitue for Cera Bellina wax

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I saw what looks like a great lip gloss recipe that I wanted to try. It calls for Cera Bellina Wax. This is the only ingredient that I currently don't have. I do have Candellia Wax and Beeswax, could either of these be used instead? And if so what ratio?
edit: Just saw my horrible spelling in the header..... wouldn't let me edit it, lol
 
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The thread with the link is over three years-old If you read the first post, the ingredient is for Cera Bellina wax.
 

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Hi! I tried the website above and it no longer works. Wondering if you have other articles regarding substituting Cera Bellina wax?
SwiftCraftyMonkey has moved all of her blog to a subscription-base blog. If you are a subscriber already, this link might help: https://swiftcraftymonkey.blog/?s=cera+bellina+wax

If not, then try a Google search for more information. I buy mine at lotioncrafters but BrambleBerry sells it as well, as do various other suppliers, I am sure. If you click that link, you will see a description, which says it is derived from beeswax.

Here's a youtube video on how to make your own, but I'd rather just buy it:
 

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I honestly doubt the homemade version is actual cera bellina. The real stuff is beeswax and glycerin reacted in the presence of sodium hydroxide at high temperatures. The homemade is beeswax and glycerin reacted with vinegar in a hot water bath.
 

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