Sorbitan Isostearate

Our database includes 1597 products that contain Sorbitan Isostearate.

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Fungal Acne
Comedogenic Rating:   1-2
Irritancy Rating:   0


Sorbitan Isostearate is an emulsifer and cleaning agent. It is created from isostearic acid and sorbitol.

As an emulsifier, Sorbitan Isostearate prevents oils and water from separating.

Due to its isostearic acid base, it may not be safe for Malassezia or fungal acne.

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Sorbitan Isostearate is a rare cosmetic ingredient, with about 4.5% of the products in our database containing it.

What it does:


Community Stats

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

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Often have the following skin types:

Sensitive Oily

Usually have one or more of the following skin concerns:

Seborrheic Dermatitis • Fungal Acne • Sensitivity • Texture

Where it's used

Sorbitan Isostearate is most often found as ingredient number 24 within an ingredient list.

These are the categories of products that use Sorbitan Isostearate the most:

CosIng Data

  • CosIng ID: 38179
  • EC #:  276-171-2
  • All Functions: Emulsifying
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.