hydrolyzed acacia macrostachya seed extract

The extract from the seed of the Acacia macrostachya plant, a tropical shrub. Applied to skin, it’s known to increase hydration and prevent moisture loss.

References for this information:

NJB, September 1998, pages 118-122

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