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Our database includes 3295 products that contain Betaine.

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Good for Dry Skin
Reduces Redness
Reduces Irritation


Betaine is a common humectant (a substance that promotes retention of moisture). It's known to be gentle on the skin and can help balance hydration.

Betaine is best for improving hydration and soothing irritated skin. Studies show betaine may help with uneven skin tones.

Betaine is naturally created in the skin and body. The form found within cosmetic products can be either plant-dervied or synthetic.

People also like: Glycerin, Niacinamide, Panthenol

People also dislike: Glycerin, Centella Asiatica Extract, Alcohol

Betaine is a somewhat common cosmetic ingredient, with about 7.9% of the products in our database containing it.

What it does:

Humectant, Skin Conditioning

Community Stats

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

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Often have the following skin types:

Sensitive Dry

Usually have one or more of the following skin concerns:

Seborrheic Dermatitis • Redness • Sensitivity • Dryness

Where it's used

Betaine is most often found as ingredient number 11 within an ingredient list.

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

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

CosIng Data

  • CosIng ID: 74520
  • INN Name: betaine
  • EC #:  203-490-6
  • All Functions: Antistatic, Hair Conditioning, Humectant, Skin Conditioning, Viscosity Controlling
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.