Acetyl Glucosamine

Our database includes 336 products that contain Acetyl Glucosamine.


Acetyl Glucosamine is an antioxidant and humectant. It is a form of Vitamin C.

Acetyl Glucosamine helps the skin produce hyaluronic acid and boost hydration.

Antioxidants help fight off free-radicals, molecules that may damage skin cells.

When paired with niacinamide, Acetyl Glucosamine has been shown to be effective at reducing discoloration.

Read more about other types of Vitamin C:

People also like: Niacinamide, Panthenol, Ascorbic Acid

Also known as: N-Acetyl Glucosamine

Acetyl Glucosamine is a rare cosmetic ingredient, with about 0.9% of the products in our database containing it.

What it does:

Skin Conditioning

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Often have the following skin types:

Normal Sensitive

Usually have one or more of the following skin concerns:

Seborrheic Dermatitis • Dullness • Dryness • Redness

Where it's used

Acetyl Glucosamine is most often found as ingredient number 19 within an ingredient list.

Of the 1 products in our database that have a known concentration of Acetyl Glucosamine, they all have a concentration of 5% specified within their ingredient lists.

These are the categories of products that use Acetyl Glucosamine the most:

CosIng Data

  • CosIng ID: 31576
  • EC #:  233-115-1
  • All Functions: Skin Conditioning
What is CosIng?

CosIng is the European Commission database for information on cosmetic substances and ingredients.

SkinSort uses CosIng to source some of it's data on ingredient names and functions.