Our database includes 983 products that contain Beta-Glucan.

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Reduces Redness


Beta-Glucan is a polysaccharide. It can be derived from the cell walls of seaweed, oats, yeast, and fungi.

Beta-Glucan is a humectant, meaning it can hold large amounts of water. This helps hydrate the skin. It also helps boost your skin's natural barrier.

Beta-Glucan has antioxidant properties. Antioxidants help fight free-radicals. Free-radicals are molecules that may damage your skin cells, such as pollution.

Studies show Beta-Glucan may be an effective wrinkle reducer as it can deeply penetrate into skin. It has also been show to help with wound healing.

Beta-Glucan is a rare cosmetic ingredient, with about 3.3% of the products in our database containing it.

What it does:

Skin Conditioning

Community Stats

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

Users who like it 💖

Often have the following skin types:

Dry Sensitive

Usually have one or more of the following skin concerns:

Redness • Dryness • Sensitivity • Fine Lines

Where it's used

Beta-Glucan is most often found as ingredient number 23 within an ingredient list.

Of the 2 products in our database that have a known concentration of Beta-Glucan, we've seen concentrations from 40% to 100% specified within their ingredient lists.

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

CosIng Data

  • CosIng ID: 54744
  • 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.