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 29.39% of the products in our database containing it.
Products Containing 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