Origin: Derived from proline by fermenting sugars and starches
Also Known As: Sodium L-pyroglutamate
Overview: Sodium PCA is a natural humectant derived from the amino acid proline. It naturally occurs in the skin. It also serves as a skin-penetration enhancer as well as a static electricity-reducing agent.
- Hair care products
- Color cosmetics
Ideal Concentration Level in Products: 1% to 10%