Glutathione

INCI: Glutathione

What is Glutathione?

Glutathione is low molecular weight sulfur-containing tripeptide, naturally found in our body. It is important at the cellular level because it is involved in crucial oxidation-reduction reactions within the cell. It is three peptides connected glutamate, cysteine, and glycine.

Use & Benefits

Because of the sulfur/ thiol group it acts as an antioxidant. It fights with free radicals, reactive oxygen species to provide a beneficial effect on the skin. Skin not only gets cured of ongoing damage but also prevents future damages. Hence, the skin structures otherwise got deteriorated because of the free radicals, can be saved. Skin with fine lines and wrinkles can get a major boost by improved appearance. It is also believed to prevent melanin synthesis and provides a skin whitening effect. Any uneven skin tone or darkening of the skin can be cured using any product containing glutathione. Any amino acids can act as a skin-conditioning agent, because of their capacity to hold moisture along with the skin. So, it moisturizes the skin and moisturized skin is healthier and less prone to any infection or stress damage. It is available as hair care, skincare products.

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