glutamic acid

An amino acid that helps aid skin hydration. As a cosmetic ingredient, glutamic acid is typically synthetic, although it can also be derived from animals. Paula’s Choice uses the synthetic form.

References for this information:

Saudi Journal of Biological Sciences, April 2014, pages 153-158

Journal of Investigative Dermatology, June 2003, pages 1,023-1,029

See amino acids

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