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getting wax out...

So I picked up a product that has Emulsifying Wax NF as the third ingredient....should I avoid this if I don't want to use sulfates?

I had typed out the entire ingredient list, hit post and the darn thing went into web la la land....UGH.....
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  • SuZenSuZen Posts: 1,595Registered Users
    I believe that it's not actually a wax and you don't have to worry about it.
  • SmallFrySmallFry Posts: 614Registered Users
    I think I read somewhere that, its an ingredient used to help thicken the consistency. I don't think its problematic.
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  • NeedSleepNeedSleep Posts: 102Registered Users
    Oh, great!! Thanks ladies!!
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  • laurabeth33laurabeth33 Posts: 1,443Registered Users
    SuZen wrote:
    I believe that it's not actually a wax and you don't have to worry about it.

    It's a combination of combination of cetearyl alcohol (fatty alcohol) and polysorbate 60 (emulsifier that keeps ingreds blended). Some ingred lists list it as "cetearyl alcohol and polysorbate 60" so that the misleading word "wax" isn't used. It's the "NF" that's apparently the important part.
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