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sodium chloride

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More popularly known as common table salt. Used primarily as a binding agent in skincare products and occasionally as an abrasive in scrub products. 

Perhaps the most common use of sodium chloride in cosmetics is as a thickening agent. Salt is commonly used to thicken the water (also known as aqueous) phase of shampoos, body washes, and non-soap facial cleansers. It’s an inexpensive and highly effective, versatile ingredient included in numerous types of cosmetics. 

Reference for this information:
http://www.cosmeticsinfo.org/ingredient/sodium-chloride-0

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