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Alpha-Glucan Oligosaccharide

Our database includes 513 products that contain Alpha-Glucan Oligosaccharide.


Alpha-Glucan Oligosaccharide is a prebiotic. It prevents harmful bacteria from growing on skin by keeping the skin's microbiome in balance.

Alpha-Glucan Oligosaccharide also has antioxidant properties. Antioxidants help fight free-radicals. Free-radicals are molecules that may damage your skin cells.

Alpha-Glucan Oligosaccharide is a rare cosmetic ingredient, with about 1.0% of the products in our database containing it.

Community Stats

21 people from our community have liked or disliked this ingredient.

Users who like it 💖

Often have the following skin types:

Sensitive Dry

Usually have one or more of the following skin concerns:

Redness • Dryness • Fine Lines • Dullness

Where it's used

Alpha-Glucan Oligosaccharide is most often found as ingredient number 14 within an ingredient list.

These are the categories of products that use Alpha-Glucan Oligosaccharide the most:

CosIng Data

  • CosIng ID: 89777
  • All Functions: Cleansing, Skin Conditioning, Smoothing
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.