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Are karnaubawachs vegan?

Karnaubawachs is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is karnaubawachs?

Karnaubawachs, also known as carnauba wax, is a natural wax derived from the leaves of the Brazilian palm tree Copernicia prunifera. This wax is one of the hardest and highest melting natural waxes known, making it ideal for various applications such as food, cosmetics, and pharmaceuticals. Karnaubawachs is known for its excellent water resistance, glossiness, and protective properties, making it a popular choice for coating and preserving food products. It is also used in skincare products as a thickening agent and to provide a glossy finish. This versatile and natural ingredient is a great choice for those looking for sustainable and eco-friendly options in their products.

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