Fatty Acids

Category

Emollient

Ingredient

Fatty Acids

Definition

Category: Emollient

Type: Ingredient

Definition: Fatty Acids are naturally found in the skin, they help our skin barrier to function properly and prevent trans epidermal water loss. Lack of fatty acids will further result in skin inflammation and can lead to the flare up of skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis.

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Benefits

  • Strengthen the skin barrier
  • Reduce dry skin
  • Reduce skin sensitivity and inflammation
  • Protect skin from free radicals and environmental stressors
  • Reduce TEWL
  • Reduce signs of photoaging

Danger

  • Can be slightly congesting depending on its presence in certain formulations.

Hint

Great ingredients for those with inflammatory skin conditions and/or a compromised barrier function.

Contraindications

N/A

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