Our database includes 720 products that contain Caffeine.

Community rating: Loved

Caffeine is most associated with coffee, tea, and cacao. In skincare, it helps with calming inflammation and anti-aging.

Caffeine is an antioxidants, which help with the signs of aging. This is because antioxidants help fight skin-damaging free radical molecules.

While caffeine is used to treat cellulite and and dark circles, further studies are needed to prove this. It has been believed to help with these skin conditions due to its ability to dilate blood vessels and increase blood flow.

Some studies are looking into caffeine's ability to protect against UV rays.

Caffeine is a rare cosmetic ingredient, with about 3.7% of the products in our database containing it.

What it does:

Skin Conditioning

Community Data

153 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:

Fine Lines • Dryness • Sensitivity • Dullness

Where it's used

Caffeine is most often found as ingredient number 17 within an ingredient list.

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

CosIng Data

  • CosIng ID: 32304
  • INN Name: caffeine
  • EC #:  200-362-1
  • Ph. Eur. Name: coffeinum
  • All Functions: Perfuming, 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.