Citric Acid

Our database has 786 products that contain Citric Acid.

Ingredient Description

A weak, organic acid naturally occurring in citrus fruits.

AKA 2-Hydroxy-1,2,3-propanetricarboxylic acid

What it is:

form of
AHA

Ingredient Benefits:

reduces
Large Pores

Ingredient Concerns:

can worsen
Dry Skin
may cause
Irritation

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Citric Acid Stats

  • Citric Acid is a common cosmetic ingredient.
  • 28% of products in our database contain it.

Ingredient Functions

Masking obscuring or blocking

CosIng Data

  • CosIng ID: 32858
  • INCI Name: CITRIC ACID
  • INN Name: citric acid
  • EC #:  201-069-1
  • Ph. Eur. Name: acidum citricum
  • All Functions: Buffering, Chelating, Masking
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