I have been asked this question a few times about my new Hydrating line from DermaE that uses Hyaluronic Acid.
“How Can Hyaluronic Acid be vegan? I know it comes from rooster cones. How did this company get certified vegan?”
Hyaluronic acid is derived from 2 different sources: yes rooster cones (their little red mohawks) and from fermented grass yeast. But why would it even bother coming from animal byproduct if you can get it from fermented grass yeast?