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What makes a beauty product vegan? Not adding animal products, obviously. Yet how many of us know what ingredients exactly to look out for? All the details below.
Any natural cosmetics buff will know that avoiding sulfites, parabens, talcs, and other such chemicals when it comes to choosing the right product. And yet, many of us still ignore what it is exactly, that makes a product vegan. Even when it comes to food. Looking at the list of ingredients, you may rarely realize which ingredients exactly come from animal origin.
Even those of us who invest time into googling each ingredient may still be confused. Squalane, for instance, can be obtained from olive oil…as well as a shark’s liver, something that will probably not be indicated on the box.
Luckily, not all ingredients are this confusing, so here's a list of common beauty ingredients to look out for, if you decide to go for a vegan beauty product.