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Is isopropyl isostearate vegan?

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

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So, what is isopropyl isostearate?

Isopropyl isostearate is a versatile ingredient commonly used in cosmetics and personal care products as an emollient, or skin conditioning agent. It is a clear, colorless liquid that is easily absorbed into the skin, leaving it feeling soft and smooth. Isopropyl isostearate helps to reduce the greasiness of products while providing a lightweight, silky texture. It also has excellent spreading properties, making it a popular choice in many formulations. Isopropyl isostearate is derived from stearic acid and isopropyl alcohol and is considered safe for use in cosmetics and personal care products by regulatory agencies.

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