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Is myristyl isostearate vegan?

Myristyl 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 myristyl isostearate?

Myristyl isostearate is a synthetic compound commonly used as an emollient and thickening agent in personal care products and cosmetics. It is derived from myristic acid, a saturated fatty acid found in coconut oil and palm kernel oil, and isostearic acid, a liquid fatty acid derived from oleic acid. Myristyl isostearate helps to improve the texture and spreadability of products, while also providing a smooth, soft feel to the skin. It is often used in lotions, creams, and other skincare products due to its ability to moisturize and protect the skin barrier.

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