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Is isostearyl benzylimidonium chloride vegan?

Isostearyl benzylimidonium chloride 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 isostearyl benzylimidonium chloride?

Isostearyl benzylimidonium chloride is a synthetic organic compound commonly used in the personal care industry as an emulsifying agent, hair conditioner, and anti-static agent. It is a quaternary ammonium salt derived from imidazoline and isostearyl alcohol, which gives it its distinctive conditioning properties. The ingredient is known for its ability to improve hair manageability, reduce frizz, and impart a silky smooth feel. Due to its cationic nature, it also has a positive charge that attracts to the negatively charged hair strands, resulting in improved hair texture and appearance. Isostearyl benzylimidonium chloride is widely used in hair care products such as shampoos, conditioners, and hair styling products.

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