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Also-called-like-this: Sodium Alginate
What-it-does: viscosity controlling
Irritancy: 4
Comedogenicity: 4


A large sugar molecule (aka polysaccharide) that's used as a gelling agent and comes from brown seaweed. 

Combined with calcium salts, it forms a rigid gel used in "rubber masks". 

Products with Algin

Lindsay Cool (Tea-Tree) Modelling Rubber Mask Cup Lindsay Vitamin Modelling Rubber Mask Cup Erno Laszlo Lighten And Brighten White Marble Bright Face Mask Alba Botanica Pore-Fecting Papaya Enzyme Hawaiian Face Mask Skyn Iceland Arctic Hydrating Rubberizing Mask Ziaja Sensitive Skin Enzyme Peeling Juice Beauty Blemish Clearing Serum TRUE BOTANICALS Clear Cellular Repair Serum Colbert MD Illumino Anti-Aging Brightening Mask Elizavecca Cf-Nest 97% B-Jo Serum MINISO Aloe Vera Moisturizing Lotion Whamisa by Glow Recipe Green Tea Serum Toner Avene Cleanance Expert Emulsion Klairs Freshly Juiced Vitamin E Mask Atoclassic Real Tonic Soothing Multi Cleanser BE THE SKIN Botanical Nutrition Power Serum Erno Laszlo Hydra-Therapy Skin Vitality Treatment Sidmool Fast Turn Over Rebuilding Concentrate Serum Ziaja Marine Algae Smoothing Enzyme Peeling Skin inc supplement bar Licorice Serum Calm Irritated Skin Whamisa by Glow Recipe Green Tea Moisturizer Andalou Naturals Turmeric + C Enlighten Serum BE THE SKIN Botanical Nutrition Serum Sativa 29 Moisturizing Face Fluid Skin Inc. Ceramide Serum Superdrug Optimum PhytoSurvive Multi-Protecting Serum Fresh Deep Rose Hydration Face Cream Peter Thomas Roth Firmx Peeling Gel Yes To Tomatoes Detoxifying Charcoal Paper Mask Beauty Pie Japanfusion™ Deep-Treatment Serum (Step M2) Rohto Mentholatum Acnes Pure White Cream Lather Sea Kelp And Ginseng All Over Mask Perricone H2 Elemental Energy Firming Mask Sunday Riley Tidal Brightening Enzyme Water Cream Benefit Roller Lash Mascara Demarché Labs Smartsync Probiotic Science Balancing Gel Cream Josie Maran Divine Drip Argan Oil And Honey Sleeping Nectar Nanowhite Intensive Brightening Serum Sidmool Snail Brightening Liposome Essence The Face Shop Mango Seed Silk Moisturizing Toner bareMinerals Barepro™ Performance Wear Liquid Foundation Broad Spectrum Spf 20 Dr Hauschka Translucent Bronzer Nivea Q10 Plus Anti-Wrinkle Serum Pearls Pacifica Dreamy Youth Moisturizer Sidmool Bee Therapy Mineral Serum SkinMedica Ha5 Rejuvenating Hydrator ECLADO Cell Magic Skin Lotion Sidmool Redcure Ruddyderm Serum Skin better Even Tone Correcting Serum™ Manyo Factory Lactobacillus Bifida Mist