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Hydrated Silica

Our database includes 396 products that contain Hydrated Silica.

Explained

Hydrated Silica is a type of silicon dioxide. It is called 'hydrated silica' because it is silica with extra bonded water atoms.

It is an absorbent and abrasive, meaning it is exfoliating.

Silica is often used for absorption and can help reduce shine when products are applied.

You should know

What it is

Exfoliant
Community Rating
Very Disliked

What it does

Absorbent Allows for the entering of product through the skin
Abrasive An agent used to wear away the surface of skin

Prevalence

Less common Percentage of products that contain it
0.8%
Top categories
Makeup
Sunscreens
Cleansers
Position Predominant list placement
Bottom 50%

References

CosIng Data

CosIng ID 76428
INCI Name HYDRATED SILICA
EC #  - / 215-683-2 / 231-545-4 / - / -
All Functions Abrasive, Absorbent, Anticaking, Bulking, Opa CI Fying, Viscosity Controlling