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Hydrogenated Lecithin

Our database includes 2899 products that contain Hydrogenated Lecithin.


Hydrogenated Lecithin is created from the hydrogenation of lecithin. Hydrogenation is a chemical reaction between molecule hydrogen and another element.

Hydrogenated Lecithin is an emollient and emulsifier. As an emollient, it helps soften skin by trapping moisture within.

The phospholipids in Hydrogenated Lecithin can produce liposomes. Liposomes help other ingredients get through the skin barrier to be better absorbed.

As an emulsifier, it prevents oil and water ingredients from separating.

Hydrogenated Lecithin is a somewhat common cosmetic ingredient, with about 7.1% of the products in our database containing it.

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Often have the following skin types:

Sensitive Combination

Usually have one or more of the following skin concerns:

Seborrheic Dermatitis • Redness • Dryness • Dullness

Where it's used

Hydrogenated Lecithin is most often found as ingredient number 23 within an ingredient list.

These are the categories of products that use Hydrogenated Lecithin the most:

CosIng Data

  • CosIng ID: 34357
  • EC #:  295-786-7
  • All Functions: Emulsifying, 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.