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Our database includes 752 products that contain Anhydroxylitol.


This ingredient is created from dehydrating xylitol in acidic conditions. Xylitol is a famous sugar and humectant.

Much like its predecessor, anhydroxylitol is a humectant. Humectants attract and hold water to moisturize the skin.

This ingredient is most commonly found in a popular trio called Aquaxyl. Aquaxyl is made up of anhydroxylitol (24 - 34%), xylitylglucoside (35 - 50%), and xylitol (5 - 15%).

According to a manufacturer, Aquaxyl is known for a 3-D hydration concept and an anti-dehydration shield to reinforce the outer layer of skin.

This ingredient is often derived from plants such as wood and sugarcane.

People also like: Panthenol, Xylitylglucoside, Glycerin

Anhydroxylitol is a rare cosmetic ingredient, with about 1.8% of the products in our database containing it.

What it does:

Humectant, Skin Conditioning

Community Stats

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Often have the following skin types:

Dry Sensitive

Usually have one or more of the following skin concerns:

Sensitivity • Fine Lines • Dullness • Wrinkles

Where it's used

Anhydroxylitol is most often found as ingredient number 18 within an ingredient list.

These are the categories of products that use Anhydroxylitol the most:

CosIng Data

  • CosIng ID: 54477
  • EC #:  258-560-9
  • All Functions: Humectant, 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.