INCI: Carnosine

What is Carnosine?

Carnosine is a dipeptide meaning made up of two amino acids- histidine and beta-alanine. It is found in our body in muscle tissue and in the brain. Usually, the oral dose is believed to exert an anti-aging effect on the entire body, but it also exerts similar antioxidants properties when applied topically.

Use & Benefits

It is a powerful antioxidant, anti-glycation as well. It combats bot ROS (reactive oxygen species) and RCS (Reactive carbonyl species). It exerts a protective effect on the skin, by preventing damage to skin cell and DNA by powerful UV rays and other oxidative damage. Anti-aging products like serums, night creams have carnosine as one of the ingredients.