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Our database includes 416 products that contain Lysine.


Lysine is an essential amino acid. Your body is unable to produce it naturally and we mainly get lysine from food sources.

Our bodies use lysine for growth and tissue repair. The skin uses amino acids as a precursor for building protein, and therefore keratins, collagen and elastin.

Lysine is a rare cosmetic ingredient, with about 1.0% of the products in our database containing it.

What it does:

Skin Conditioning

Community Stats

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

Users who like it 💖

Often have the following skin types:

Normal Dry

Usually have one or more of the following skin concerns:

Fine Lines • Dryness • Hormonal Acne • Sensitivity

Where it's used

Lysine is most often found as ingredient number 31 within an ingredient list.

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

CosIng Data

  • CosIng ID: 35064
  • INN Name: lysine
  • EC #:  200-294-2
  • All Functions: Antistatic, Hair Conditioning, 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.