INCI: Leucine

What is Leucine?

Leucine is an essential amino acid, which cannot be synthesized in our body and we have to dependent on the diet to get it. It is also an alpha-amino acid with a simple structure. It is found in different nuts, such as peanuts, almonds, wheat germ, lentils, corn, chickpea, egg, fish, milk etc. 

Use & Benefits

It is believed to readily absorb on the skin and help the skin carry out metabolism quickly. It also forms a layer around the skin and the hair which is protective in nature. It preserves the skin's inherent moisture and thus conditions the skin. It is when incorporated into skin structure, it may produce anti-aging effect by positively affecting skin’s metabolism. Other amino acids, improves wound healing of the skin. It is used in skincare and hair care products.