Sodium Chloride

Our database includes 2183 products that contain Sodium Chloride.

Community rating: Very Disliked


Dry Skin

Chances are, you eat sodium chloride every day. Sodium Chloride is also known as table salt. In skincare, sodium chloride plays many roles.

Sodium Chloride helps make product thicker. It also prevents ingredients from separating.

In some products, sodium chloride may be an abrasive, or exfoliator.

Also known as: Salt, Table Salt, Dendritic Salt, Solar Salt, and Himalayan Salt

Sodium Chloride is a somewhat common cosmetic ingredient, with about 11.4% of the products in our database containing it.

What it does:


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Often have the following skin types:

Combination Sensitive

Usually have one or more of the following skin concerns:

Fungal Acne • Acne • Redness • Hormonal Acne

Where it's used

Sodium Chloride is most often found as ingredient number 15 within an ingredient list.

Of the 1 products in our database that have a known concentration of Sodium Chloride, they all have a concentration of 0.06% specified within their ingredient lists.

These are the categories of products that use Sodium Chloride the most:

CosIng Data

  • CosIng ID: 37813
  • INN Name: sodium chloride
  • EC #:  231-598-3
  • Ph. Eur. Name: natrii chloridum
  • All Functions: Bulking, Masking, Oral Care, Viscosity Controlling
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.