what is vegan

Is hexanediol distearate vegan?

Hexanediol distearate is potentially vegan - it can be derived from plants or animals. You should ask the manufacturer for more details.

Checking out an ingredients list? 👇

Vegan Ingredient Checker
Scan labels, check if ingredients are vegan
Get on Google PlayGet on App Store

Learn more

"You are amazing, this has saved me so much time when grocery shopping!"

— Austin, a user who reached out with feedback

"It's been a great tool since starting my journey! You take a pic of the nutrition/ingredients, and it'll warn you of anything questionable or not vegan. 😁"

— Ashe, a Vegan For Beginners Facebook Group member

"Use a vegan app when you go shopping, I use WhatsVegan."

— Dóra, a Vegan For Beginners Facebook Group member

So, what is hexanediol distearate?

Hexanediol distearate is a natural ester derived from stearic acid and hexanediol. This ingredient is commonly used as an emollient, thickener, and emulsifier in various cosmetic and personal care products such as lotions, creams, and moisturizers. Hexanediol distearate is known for its ability to improve the texture and consistency of formulations, providing a smooth and luxurious feel to the skin. Additionally, it is a non-irritating and non-comedogenic ingredient, making it suitable for all skin types. Its unique chemical structure allows it to form a protective layer on the skin, locking in moisture and preventing dehydration.

How to quickly find the source of ingredients like hexanediol distearate?

We've built a database of 49359 ingredients (and growing), classified as "vegan", "non-vegan", or "maybe vegan".

We use it in our vegan ingredients scanner, which is the best way to avoid non-vegan ingredients - you take a picture of a product's ingredient list, and the app tells you if the product is vegan or not.

scan ingredient listvegan ingredient checkervegan shopping made simple
Get on Google PlayGet on App Store
Stay in the loop about new WhatsVegan goodies!
We'll never send you spam.
Do you have any feedback? Drop us a line at [email protected] 🙌
The content on this website and the WhatsVegan application is not dietary advice, and it's intended for informational and educational purposes only.Terms of ServicePrivacy policy