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INCI name
Alternative names
Cocoglucoside, Kokostensid, Kokosglucoside, Coco Glucoside, Palmkern-Fettalkohol, Kokostenside
Mostly plant-derived
Alcohols, coco, reaction products with glucose
INCI function
Surfactant, Foaming, Cleansing
The INCI function describes solely the purpose of a cosmetic ingredient. It does not reveal its actual effects and skin compatibility. You'll find these and other characteristics below.
  • Rating: average Traps numerous small bubbles of air or other gas within a small volume of liquid by modifying the surface tension of the liquid
  • Rating: average Lowers the surface tension of cosmetics
  • Rating: average Is equally distributed when used
  • Rating: good Rather mild effect
  • Rating: good für zertifizierte Naturkosmetik zugelassen
  • Rating: good Helps to keep the body surface clean

Studies, literature and statements on Coco-Glucoside

  • Kosmetik-Inhaltsstoffe A-Z, page 107

    Surfactant (from carbohydrates). Gentle on the skin, improves combability.

  • Kosmetik-Lexikon, page 67

    Synthetic surfactant (alkylpolyglucosides), made from polyglycose of natural origin (sugar, starch) and coconut fatty alcohols. In cosmetics it is used as a skin surfactant or co-surfactant in shampoos, shower and bath products.

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