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Category: Building Blocks
Type: Group of Ingredients
Definition: Amino acids are naturally found in our skin and are divided into essential amino acids and nonessential amino acids. Essential amino acids we get from the food that we eat and/or supplements, where nonessential amino acids are produced by our bodies. Fundamentally, amino acids are the building blocks that make up proteins and are critical to healthy skin.
the ones ones to know are: - Arginine: restore free radical damage - Histidine: antioxidant/skin soothing - Methionine: protective - Lysine: skin barrier supportive - Proline, leucine and glycine: reduce signs of ageing