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Is spermaceti vegan?

Spermaceti is a non-vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is spermaceti?

Spermaceti is a waxy substance that was originally obtained from the head of the sperm whale, but now mainly comes from the heads of other whale species, such as the pygmy sperm whale and dwarf sperm whale. It is a versatile ingredient that has been used for centuries in various industries, including candles, cosmetics, and pharmaceuticals. Spermaceti has a unique chemical composition that makes it a popular ingredient in skincare products, as it is known for its ability to soften and moisturize the skin. However, due to concerns about animal welfare, synthetic and plant-based alternatives to spermaceti are now widely available.

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