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Amino Acid Complex | Skin Nutrient™

Amino Acid Complex | Skin Nutrient™

  • 2-3 MINUTE READ.
  • Rating: GOOD
  • Clincally Proven: Yes
  • Function: Epidermal desquamation reduction and long lasting moisturising
  • Side Effects: No known side effects

What it is: α-Amino Acid Complex is a mix of amino acids that are similar in composition to the skin. It maintains stratum corneum water content and provides nutrients to the skin cells. It protects collagen and prevents the skin from ageing. It is ideal for anti-aging, moisturising and nourishing skincare products. Interestingly, research has shown that synthetic amino acids often have greater hydrating ability than animal- or plant-derived amino acids.

How it works:

  1. Moisturises: We already have amino acids in the top layers of our skin and are part of what’s called our natural moisturizing factors, they work to keep our skin hydrated by pushing moisture through and into the skin. Adding amino acids to our skin topically, helps to alleviate this strain and boost the moisture transportation.  
  2. Anti-Ageing: α-Amino Acid Complex plays a role in repairing visible skin damage, has antioxidant ability and can soothe skin, neutralizes damaging substances before they can harm skin, helps visibly firm skin’s surface by reinforcing its supportive elements and diminish the look of fine lines and wrinkles.

Skin Nutrient™ Products Containing α-Amino Acid Complex:

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References for this information:

Current Medicinal Chemistry, January 2018, pages 324–335
International Journal of Cosmetic Science, February 2017, pages 72–82
Amino Acids, November 2015, pages 2,265-2,278; and June 2012, pages 2481–22489
Life Sciences, August 2015, pages 36–41
Biophysical Journal, April 2014, pages 1701–1709
Bioscience Reports, March 2014, ePublication
European Journal of Dermatology, April 2013, pages 195–201
Journal of Advanced Research, July 2010, pages 169–177
Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology, June 2007, pages 75–82

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