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Are wool wax alcohols vegan?

Wool wax alcohols is a non-vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is wool wax alcohols?

Wool wax alcohols, also known as lanolin alcohols, are a complex mixture of sterols and fatty alcohols extracted from sheep's wool. These waxy substances are a natural emollient and humectant, which means they can help to moisturize and soften the skin by reducing water loss. Wool wax alcohols are often used as a key ingredient in cosmetic and personal care products such as lotions, creams, and lip balms. They are also used as an excipient in pharmaceuticals and as a lubricant in industrial applications. Due to their versatile properties, wool wax alcohols are an important ingredient in a wide range of products that help keep skin and hair healthy and hydrated.

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