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Inositol

Our database includes 345 products that contain Inositol.

Explained

Inositol is a sugar alcohol naturally found in the human body. Our bodies use this ingredient in the process of growing new cells.

Studies show inositol to be a key component for keratinocyte growth.

Keratinocytes make up the majority of the outermost layer of skin. These cells protect our skin from UV exposure, infection, and help keep skin hydrated.

This ingredient is also considered a humectant. Humectants help hydrate the skin by drawing moisture to it.

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Inositol is a rare cosmetic ingredient, with about 0.8% of the products in our database containing it.

What it does:

Humectant

Where it's used

Inositol is most often found as ingredient number 28 within an ingredient list.

These are the categories of products that use Inositol the most:

CosIng Data

  • CosIng ID: 34573
  • INCI Name: INOSITOL
  • EC #:  201-781-2
  • 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.