Hyaluronic Acid

Our database includes 1107 products that contain Hyaluronic Acid.

Community rating: Loved

What it is

Hyaluronic Acid


Good for Oily Skin
Scar Healing



Hyaluronic acid is naturally found in healthy skin. It is a humectant, meaning it draws moisture to your skin. Hyaluronic Acid has the capacity to bind to large amounts of water.

Hyaluronic acid helps hydrate, soothe, and protect the skin. It is already naturally found in our bodies, such as the fluids of our eyes and our joints.

Other characteristics of hyaluronic acid include anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial. Studies show hyaluronic acid helps speed up wound-healing due to these traits.

These are some other common types of Hyaluronic Acid:

Also known as: Hyaluronan

Hyaluronic Acid is a somewhat common cosmetic ingredient, with about 5.8% of the products in our database containing it.

Community Data

2878 people from our community have liked or disliked this ingredient.

Users who like it 💖

Often have the following skin types:

Dry Combination

Usually have one or more of the following skin concerns:

Dullness • Dryness • Texture • Redness

Users who dislike it 💔

Often have the following skin types:

Sensitive Dry

Usually have one or more of the following skin concerns:

Dryness • Sensitivity • Redness • Fungal Acne

Where it's used

Hyaluronic Acid is most often found as ingredient number 20 within an ingredient list.

Of the 1 products in our database that have a known concentration of Hyaluronic Acid, they all have a concentration of 5% specified within their ingredient lists.

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

CosIng Data

  • CosIng ID: 34315
  • INN Name: hyaluronic acid
  • EC #:  232-678-0
  • All Functions: Antistatic, Humectant, Moisturising, 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.