Ceramide 2 is a type of Ceramide.
Ceramides are intercellular lipids naturally found in our skin that bonds dead skin cells together to create a barrier. They are known for their ability to hold water and thus are a great ingredient for dry skin.
Ceramide 2 (Retired) is the N-acylated sphingolipid having the erythro structure that conforms generally to the formula, where m has a value ranging from 14 to 28 and n has a value ranging from 10 to 16. The INCI Name, Ceramide 2, originally developed in 1997, was designated with a retired status in 2014. For an interim period of time, trade name assignments formerly published with the INCI Name Ceramide 2 will be retained in the retired monograph, and also published with the new name assignment as either Ceramide NS or Ceramide NG.
Ceramide 2 is a rare cosmetic ingredient, with about 0.07% of the products in our database containing it.
What it does:
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Products Containing Ceramide 2
- CosIng ID: 96262
- INCI Name: CERAMIDE 2
- All Functions: Hair Conditioning, Skin Conditioning