TKB Gloss Base | TKB Trading, LLC

Hydrogenated Polyisobutene (and) Ethylene/Propylene/Styrene Copolymer (and) Butylene/Ethylene/Styrene Copolymer.


Q: Why is not my gloss base spout bag fully full?

A: Please be suggested that we promote our Gloss Base by WEIGHT not by quantity. The bag can look kind of full relying on how a lot air is within the product. After we fill the bag, we do depart further room as many shoppers wish to open the bag, syringe in some further oils or colours after which “combine within the bag”.

While you weigh your gloss base, please ensure you’re studying your scale appropriately (see photos for correct scale readings).


Gloss Base Shelf Life: three years.


Need a extra wear-resistant lip gloss? Try our Citrine Clear Wax or our Opal Clear Wax 


TKB Oil Fusion is a singular mix of emollient oils. It’s the good (and simple) additive to our Gloss Base to make it extra fluid and lighter on the lips.  

When including TKB Oil Fusion, you possibly can add as a lot or as little as you want, however we typically suggest Two Components TKB Gloss Base to One Half TKB Oil Fusion.

Instance: 2 tablespoons TKB Gloss Base + 1 tablespoon TKB Oil Fusion.

Instance:  Four fl ozTKB Gloss Base + one full 2 ounce bottle TKB Oil Fusion.

Instance: 2 lbs TKB Gloss Base + one full 16 fluild ounce bottle TKB Oil Fusion.

The Four ounce bag comes with a spout, making it simple to work with.  The two-lb bag is a regular gusseted zip lock bag.

It will be messy to work with, so we recommend you squeeze or spoon it into a zipper lock bag, into which you add your substances reminiscent of colours (name it your “mixing bag”). Zip shut, smush collectively all of the substances. When you’re performed, snip a backside nook of the bag (similar to a pasty chef squeezes icing onto a cake) and squeeze into the ultimate container. Principally, the much less you deal with it the higher!

Suggestions from our prospects:

You need to use TKB Gloss Base by itself (simply add coloration and maybe some taste) however it’s laborious to get right into a wand container, so it’s possible you’ll desire to place it in a pot.
You’ll be able to add it to your different waxes and oils, one of the best ways to do that is to soften the the waxes and oils in a single container and the TKB Gloss Base in one other, on the identical time. When then are each in a melted situation, with related temperatures, stir them collectively. In any other case, in the event you attempt to soften them collectively in the identical container you’ll get congealed bits and separation.
IIt is finest to warmth your combination slowly to round 160 levels with mild stirring to do away with bubbles. Then take away it from warmth and let it cool to about 100 levels, then add colorant and taste. It fills tubes simpler when it’s heat.
Cleanup first with a paper towel after which use Daybreak dish detergent to chop the stickiness down. Then end up with 409 cleaer.
Think about using disposable utensils when working with TKB Gloss Base.
It is fantastic in each lip glosses and lipsticks.
Retailer your TKB Gloss Base in a squeeze bottle with a turret cap.
Van suggests you let the containers you employ sit in a single day after which wipe them the following day with alcohol for simpler cleanup.
I used a Turkey Baster to fill gloss bottles (writes Susanne). I might draw 25 ml in a single go with out the tip connected after which connected the tip to dispense the gloss into the tubes.



Share Breakdowns:

Hydrogenated Polyisobutene (Emollient) CAS# 68937-10-0 85-95%
Ethylene/ Propylene/ Styrene Copolymer (Gellant) CAS# 68648-89-5 5-10%
Butylene/ Ethylene/ Styrene Copolymer (Gellant) CAS# 66070-58-4
BHT (Antioxidant) CAS# 128-37-0


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