INCI: Lysine HCl
What is Lysine HCl?
Lysine is an essential amino acid, which has to be obtained from the diet and cannot be synthesized in the body. Amino acids are the building blocks of protein. Lysine is a basic amino acid. Various derivatives of lysine are used widely in the cosmetic industry such as lauroyl lysine, dimethyl lauroyl lysine, lysine HCl, etc.
Use & Benefits:
Amino acids have both -NH2 and – COOH groups in their structure. This makes them quite stable and at the same time, they have an affinity for both the water phase and the oil phase. So, they can act as a surfactant. It also forms a film on the surface of hair or skin and protects the skin from the environment and also does not allow it to lose moisture. baby products, cleansing products, bath products, shaving products, skin and hair care products, and eye makeup.