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Our database includes 610 products that contain Lactobacillus.


Lactobacillus is a type of bacteria. It makes up most of the food fermenting lactic acid bacteria. It is used to create wine, yogurt, cheese, sauerkraut, pickles, beer, cider, kimchi, cocoa, kefir.

Lactobacillus has antibacterial and antifungal properties (that's why we can eat the fermented foods above).

Lactobacillus is also skin conditioning and helps soothe the skin.

Read about lactobacillus ferment here.

Lactobacillus is a rare cosmetic ingredient, with about 1.2% of the products in our database containing it.

What it does:

Skin Conditioning

Community Stats

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

Users who like it 💖

Often have the following skin types:

Dry Sensitive

Usually have one or more of the following skin concerns:

Redness • Dryness • Fine Lines • Sensitivity

Where it's used

Lactobacillus is most often found as ingredient number 18 within an ingredient list.

Of the 12 products in our database that have a known concentration of Lactobacillus, we've seen concentrations from 0.01% to 60% specified within their ingredient lists.

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

CosIng Data

  • CosIng ID: 84107
  • EC #:  -
  • All Functions: 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.