- Categories: Hydration
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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