Hyaluronic Acid

Our database includes 2084 products that contain Hyaluronic Acid.

You should know

What it is

Hyaluronic Acid


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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. This ingredient helps hydrate, soothe, and protect the skin.

Fun fact: It is already naturally found in our bodies, such as the fluids of our eyes and our joints.

Studies find this ingredient to have anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial properties. This can help speed up wound-healing,

These are some other common types of Hyaluronic Acid:

People also like: Niacinamide, Salicylic Acid, Retinol

People also dislike: Niacinamide, Sodium Hyaluronate, Glycerin

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 Stats

17331 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:

Seborrheic Dermatitis • Dryness • Fine Lines • Dullness

Users who dislike it 💔

Often have the following skin types:

Sensitive Dry

Usually have one or more of the following skin concerns:

Sensitivity • Redness • Dryness • Fungal Acne

Where it's used

Hyaluronic Acid is most often found as ingredient number 21 within an ingredient list.

Of the 4 products in our database that have a known concentration of Hyaluronic Acid, we've seen concentrations from 0.2% to 20% 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.