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Glutamic Acid

Our database includes 582 products that contain Glutamic Acid.


Glutamic Acid is an amino acid that is found in all living organisms. Humans use this glutamic acid to help nerve cells in the brain communicate with other cells.

As a humectant, glutamic acid helps moisturize the skin. Humectants draw moisture from the air to your skin.

People also like: Glycerin, Panthenol, Allantoin

Glutamic Acid is a rare cosmetic ingredient, with about 1.4% of the products in our database containing it.

What it does:


Community Stats

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Often have the following skin types:

Dry Combination

Usually have one or more of the following skin concerns:

Sensitivity • Dryness • Dullness • Redness

Where it's used

Glutamic Acid is most often found as ingredient number 29 within an ingredient list.

These are the categories of products that use Glutamic Acid the most:

CosIng Data

  • CosIng ID: 34017
  • INN Name: glumatic acid
  • EC #:  200-293-7
  • All Functions: Antistatic, Hair Conditioning, Humectant
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.