Synthetic Beeswax is a synthetic wax engineered to match the properties and appearance of natural beeswax. It is created with a blend of fatty esters, fatty acids, fatty alcohols, and high molecular weight hydrocarbons. There are some concerns that synthetic beeswax is an environmental toxin.
EWG score: The EWG score is a hazard score ranging from 1-2 (low hazard), 3-6 (moderate hazard) and 7-10 (high hazard) published by the Environmental Working Group. Their data is sourced from the Skin Deep® database and studies published in open scientific literature.