CAS #: 71-00-1 | EC #: 200-745-3
- Chemical/IUPAC Name: Histidine
- Semi-essential amino acid which the body does not produce
- Soothes the skin with antioxidant properties
- Produce the building blocks of peptides and proteins
- When synthetically produced is known for being more hydrating to the skin
Who can use it?
Anyone as this ingredient is semi-essential and occurs slightly in the body.
What is Histidine?
Histidine is a semi-essential amino acid which plays a vital role in ensuring the skin is at its healthiest state. Rich in antioxidant properties, histidine can provide protection to the skin from any harm caused by free radicals your skin comes into contact throughout the day. This can be exposure the UV light, pollution, central heating and other environmental stresses that damage the surface of the skin creating premature skin ageing, such as fine lines and wrinkles as well as hyperpigmentation and dark spots. You will also find your skin feels firming with a youthful bounce thanks to histidine helping to boost the production of collagen and elastin in the lower layers of the skin. Amino acids help to improve the appearance of all skin types and are suitable to use at any age who are wanting to reduce the signs of ageing to the skin.
Side effects to Histidine
No known side effects of using histidine as they occur in the body and are beneficial for every skin type.