COLLAGEN AMINO ACIDS

INCI: Collagen amino acids

What is Collagen amino acids?

Collagen amino acids are amino acids derived from hydrolyzed collagen. Collagen is a helical structure of mainly three amino acids, namely hydroxyproline, proline, and glycine. It comes as a fine yellow powder. It has tremendous water binding and water retention ability. It has been in products for more than 30 years for the very same purpose of providing care to skin.

Use & Benefits

Since it is a moisture reservoir, it provides excellent moisturization. It also protects the skin by forming a film over the skin. It reduces moisture loss naturally by doing so. It helps skin becoming rehydrated and smooth without any tackiness on the skin. For skin care preparation also, collagen amino acids serve multipurpose. They enhance moisture retaining capacity, builds viscosity, and contributes sheen. It is found in many topical products like soaps, creams, lotions, and serums.

References
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK21582/

https://books.google.co.in/books?id=3MgTCgAAQBAJ&pg=PA146&dq=CODIUM+TOMENTOSUM+EXTRACT+use+in+cosmetics&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjH_IXwwPzhAhVy4XMBHbTjA8oQ6AEIMzAC#v=onepage&q=CODIUM%20TOMENTOSUM%20EXTRACT%20use%20in%20cosmetics&f=false

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