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Is myristoyl sarcosine vegan?

Myristoyl sarcosine 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 myristoyl sarcosine?

Myristoyl sarcosine is a naturally derived amino acid that is commonly used in personal care and cosmetic products. It functions as a surfactant, helping to improve the spreadability and foamability of products such as shampoos, cleansers, and shower gels. Its small molecular size allows it to penetrate deeply into the skin, where it can help to enhance the effectiveness of other active ingredients. Additionally, myristoyl sarcosine has been shown to possess antimicrobial properties, making it an attractive ingredient for products targeting acne-prone or oily skin.

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