Sebo-regulating and smoothing agent, recognized for its antiseptic properties. Its penetration into the skin (bioavailability) is increased when associated with other molecules such as Pyrrolidone Carboxylic Acid (PCA) or with certain chelated forms such as Zinc Gluconate. Its ability to reduce sebum production and its anti-microbial properties make it suitable for oily skin.
What is Zinc pca?
Zinc is obtained from mineral origin and offers a myriad of benefits. It is known for its anti-aging, anti-inflammatory, healing and antibacterial properties. Numerous scientific research studies also show that it reduces sebum production.
What are its origins?
Zinc PCA is the zinc salt of L-Pyrrolidone Carboxylic Acid (L-PCA). L-PCA is obtained by the cyclization of L-glutamic acid, an amino acid of plant origin, specifically in our case from beetroot. Pyrrolidone Carboxylic Acid is a natural compound found in the epidermis that is part of the Natural Moisturizing Factor (NMF).
What are its properties?
Together they provide a dual-action complex with the effective benefits of zinc and PCA, mattifying and purifying the skin, reducing sebum production and providing antibacterial benefits for skin prone to acne.
how dermaceutic is commited to first class ingredients?
Safe and tested as a non-sensitizing and non-irritating ingredient, zinc PCA is a 100% natural origin biomineral complex. Dermaceutic uses this active at 99% purity in our Advanced Cleanser for its effective purifying and optimal skin cleansing properties.