Saccharide isomerate


INCI: Saccharide isomerate

What is Saccharide isomerate?

Saccharide isomerate is a natural compound present in a variety of plants. It has a composition similar to that of the carbohydrate complex which occurs naturally in human skin. It is a water-soluble, clear to yellowish-colored, slightly viscous liquid. It has a natural ability to bind to the skin cells and is marketed under the trade name Pentavitin.

Use & Benefits:

Functions as a humectant in cosmetic products.

Can be used on all skin types, especially on normal and mildly dry skin types.

Aids in shedding dead cells from the skin.

Tightens sagged skin in appearance and pushes dead skin cells outside, making them easier to exfoliate.

Protects the skin from infections like acne by maintaining the oil-water balance at the pores.

Helps keep hair well hydrated and protects it from drying out.

Has the capacity to hold moisture and keep the skin hydrated for up to 72 hours.

Used in formulations of creams, lotions, gels, shampoos, conditioners, moisturizers, and other skin and hair care products.

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