Why You Need to Add Amino Acids to Your Skin Care Regimen

The new IT ingredients in beauty products is amino acids, I am sure we have heard of ferulic acid, ceramides and electrolytes in our beauty products which we are in tune to their benefits.

Amino acids are multi-taskers, they help build proteins when applied on our skin, if you wonder why this is important for our beauty routine, taking care of yourself inside is as good as taking care of your skin outside. Amino acids promote cell repair, hydrate the skin and full of antioxidant protection.

Amino acids are vital part of skin care spectrum, they are known to control the impact of environmental stress on our skin, they work well with other peptides and ceramides found in most beauty products and also help to reduce inflammation.

Research has shown that synthetic amino acids hydrate better than amino acids originating from an animal or plant source. Whether produced internally or applied topically, amino acids help to strengthen the immune system, maintain the skin’s hydration, resilience and an overall healthy appearance. They protect skin from free-radical damage and reduce signs of ageing. Amino acids are found in most skin-firming Peptide Booster as well as in other skincare products.

Best Amino Acids For Your Skin:

  • Arginine: helps to restore visible skin damage.
  • Histidine: soothes the skin and has antioxidant properties.
  • Methionine: protects the skin from harmful substances.
  • Lysine: strengthens the skin’s surface.
  • Proline, leucine and glycine: make fine lines and wrinkles less deep.

Checkout a few best amino acid products to splurge in this winter weather:





The Ordinary




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By Lola Joseph
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