Trace element; Calcium salt of pyrrolidone carboxylic acid (L-PCA); Soluble in water and hydroalcoholic solutions; Recommended pH: 4.0 to 7.0.
Emulsion, colloidal solution, true aqueous solution, balm, suspension.
All skin typologies, especially dry skin, mature skin, damaged skin and sensitive skin; All hair typologies, particularly dry scalps.
Commonly known as:
Calcium PCA, Ca-PCA, Calcium salt of pyrrolidone carboxylic acid
Dosage required in cosmetic products:
From 0.5 to 3%.
Part of the plant extracted:
Restructuring, hydrating, strengthens the skin barrier (stimulation of lipid synthesis), stimulates the cell differentiation process and activates skin repair
Plant (L-PCA) and mineral (calcium oxide).
Beta vulgaris L. (beetroot).
Humectant, skin-conditioning agent.
Reaction of pyrrolidone carboxylic acid (PCA), obtained by thermal cyclisation of glutamic acid from beet molasses (dehydration reaction), with calcium oxide (CaO), stirring, filtration, atomisation.
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