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INCI: Sodium hydroxymethylglycinate

What is Sodium hydroxymethylglycinate?

Sodium hydroxymethylglycinate is an organic compound derived from the amino acid glycine. Amino acids occur naturally in the human body and form the building blocks of proteins. Sodium hydroxymethylglycinate is a very stable compound with the lowest reaction rate, and it is stable at a wide range of pH values and temperatures.

Use & Benefits:

Preservative: Sodium hydroxymethylglycinate is used in a variety of cosmetic products as a preservative, at a concentration of 0.1-1.0%. It inhibits the growth of molds, fungi, or bacteria in the product, increasing the shelf life of the product.

Product Protection: Sodium hydroxymethylglycinate protects the product from deteriorating over time, helping to maintain the aroma, taste, and overall quality of the product.

Formulation: Sodium hydroxymethylglycinate is used in formulations of skin and hair care products, helping to ensure the quality and longevity of these products.

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Step 1: Select a nourishing base compatible with your skin, and your desired moisturization level

Step 2: Complete your treatment with up to four active ingredients for consistent and occasional use.

Step 3: Insert your base and up to four actives ingredients into your Lesielle device to produce a fresh single dose of face cream on demand when you need it.

Complete your routine with a cleanser and other complimentary products and accessories.


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