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Water

Our database has 7968 products that contain Water.

Description

Water is the most common cosmetic ingredient of all. It often makes up the largest portion of a product, and is thus typically found at (or near) the top of an ingredients list.

In most cases, the purpose of water within an ingredient list is to act as a solvent - this means it's there to help dissolve other ingredients into the formulation.

Water also happens to be necessary for all life on Earth. If you see this, drink a glass of water. Stay hydrated!

Water is a very popular cosmetic ingredient, with about 79.11% of the products in our database containing it.

Also known as: Aqua, Eau, Purified Water, AQUA / WATER, Distilled Water, Deionized Water

What it does:

Skin Conditioning, Solvent

CosIng Data

  • CosIng ID: 92472
  • INCI Name: WATER
  • EC #:  231-791-2 (I)
  • All Functions: Antiplaque, Skin Conditioning, Solvent
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.