Xanthan gum is used as a stabilizer and thickener within cosmetic products. It helps give products a sticky, thick feeling - preventing them from being too runny.
On the technical side of things, xanthan gum is a polysaccharide - a combination consisting of multiple sugar molecules bonded together.
Xanthan gum is a pretty common and great ingredient. It is a natural, non-toxic, non-irritating ingredient that is also commonly used in food products.
Xanthan Gum is a common cosmetic ingredient, with about 29.49% of the products in our database containing it.
Where it's used
Xanthan Gum is most often found as ingredient number 21 within an ingredient list.
It is currently used 40662 times inside of skincare routines on SkinSort.
These are the categories of products that use Xanthan Gum the most:
Popular Products That Contain Xanthan Gum
- CosIng ID: 80699
- INCI Name: XANTHAN GUM
- EC #: 234-394-2
- Ph. Eur. Name: gummi xanthanum
- All Functions: Binding, Emulsifying, Emulsion Stabilising, Gel Forming, Skin Conditioning, Surfactant, Viscosity Controlling