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Our database includes 199 products that contain Cysteine.

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What it is



Cysteine is an antioxidant.

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Cysteine is a rare cosmetic ingredient, with about 0.5% of the products in our database containing it.

What it does:

Antioxidant, Masking

Community Stats

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

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Often have the following skin types:

Oily Normal

Usually have one or more of the following skin concerns:

Dullness • Fine Lines • Hormonal Acne • Texture

Where it's used

Cysteine is most often found as ingredient number 46 within an ingredient list.

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

CosIng Data

  • CosIng ID: 75422
  • INN Name: cysteine
  • EC #:  200-158-2 / 222-160-2
  • All Functions: Antioxidant, Antistatic, Hair Conditioning, Hair Waving Or Straightening, Masking, Redu CI Ng
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.