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It is a naturally occurring mineral obtained from the silicate ores of smectite clay. 

What Is It?

It is an absorbent white solid that is used as a thickening agent & powder in skin care products & cosmetics.

What Does Research Say About This Ingredient?

It increases the viscosity of the product. Researchers have found that it can also be used as an anti-caking agent. 

Benefits of Magnesium Aluminum Silicate on Skin after Topical Application

It helps products to feel soft on the skin.