Sodium hyaluronate

Sodium hyaluronate, is a viscous solution consisting of a high molecular weight fraction of purified natural sodium hyaluronate in sodium chloride. Hyaluronic acid is a natural complex sugar of the glycosaminoglycan family. In cosmetics it functions as a skin conditioning agent 1.

This ingredient can be found in the following products in United States:


  1. International Cosmetic Ingredient Dictionary and Handbook. Washington, D.C.: The Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association, 2006.