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Is helianthus annuus (sunflower) seed cera (wax) vegan?

Helianthus annuus (sunflower) seed cera (wax) is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is helianthus annuus (sunflower) seed cera (wax)?

Helianthus annuus (sunflower) seed cera is a plant-based wax derived from sunflower seeds. It is used as a natural emollient and thickening agent in cosmetics, skincare, and hair care products due to its high melting point and smooth texture. The wax forms a protective barrier on the skin, helping to retain moisture and soothe dryness. It also provides a shiny finish and conditioning benefits to hair products. Sunflower seed wax is a vegan alternative to beeswax and a sustainable ingredient choice.

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