Phospholipids

Our database includes 657 products that contain Phospholipids.

Explained

Phospholipids are naturally found in our skin as they are the main component of cell membranes. Phospholipids have humectant, emollient, antioxidant properties.

The phospholipids in our skin can be naturally depleted. Replenishing the phospholipids in our skin can help hydrate your skin. Due to their hygroscopic nature, they act as humectants and emollients. Humectants draw moisture from the air to your skin, while emollients help trap moisture in. This ingredient is non-occlusive.

Studies show phospholipids display antioxidant activity and may help with reducing the signs of aging.

Phospholipids are complex lipids that contain glycerin, two fatty acids, and a phosphate group. Some foods that contain phospholipids include soybeans and milk. The phospholipids found in soy come from Lecithin. This ingredient can also be synthetically created.

Some types of phospholipids:

Phospholipids is a rare cosmetic ingredient, with about 1.8% of the products in our database containing it.

What it does:

Skin Conditioning

Community Stats

32 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:

Wrinkles • Dryness • Dullness • Texture

Where it's used

Phospholipids is most often found as ingredient number 21 within an ingredient list.

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

CosIng Data

  • CosIng ID: 79711
  • INCI Name: PHOSPHOLIPIDS
  • 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.