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Is cire d abeille vegan?

Cire d abeille is a non-vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is cire d abeille?

Cire d'abeille, also known as beeswax, is a natural substance produced by honeybees. It is a waxy substance secreted by worker bees to build their honeycomb. This versatile ingredient has a light, sweet aroma and a golden color. It has a wide range of uses in the culinary world, such as as a natural food preservative, a glazing agent, and a thickener for sauces and soups. Cire d'abeille is also used in cosmetics and personal care products, such as lip balms, soaps, and moisturizers, due to its moisturizing and protective properties. It is a sustainable and eco-friendly alternative to synthetic ingredients, making it a popular choice among health-conscious consumers.

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