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Fructooligosaccharides

Our database includes 548 products that contain Fructooligosaccharides.

Explained

Fructooligosaccharides is an alternative sweetener. It is often derived from the blue agave plant.

Fructooligosaccharides is a prebiotic and helps to hydrate the skin. Emerging studies are also showing fructooligosaccharides to have antioxidant properties.

As a humectant, Fructooligosaccharides helps draw moisture to the skin, helping to hydrate the skin.

Bananas, onions, garlic, asparagus, jícama, and leeks also contain fructooligosaccharides.

Also known as: Oligofructose and Oligofructan

Fructooligosaccharides is a rare cosmetic ingredient, with about 1.3% of the products in our database containing it.

What it does:

Humectant, Skin Conditioning

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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

Fructooligosaccharides is most often found as ingredient number 22 within an ingredient list.

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

CosIng Data

  • CosIng ID: 85219
  • INCI Name: FRUCTOOLIGOSACCHARIDES
  • EC #:  -
  • All Functions: Humectant, 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.