Glycine is an amino acid that helps build proteins. It is already present in our skin as our bodies produce them naturally.
Glycine helps keep skin hydrated and reduce signs of aging. Amino acids help transport moisture throughout our skin; glycine already plays a role in helping keep our skin moisturized.
As collagen is made up of glycine and other amino acids, it is believed Glycine may help our skin produce more collagen. Collagen helps keep skin plump and firm.
Also known as: Magnesium Gluconate
Glycine is a rare cosmetic ingredient, with about 2.7% of the products in our database containing it.
What it does:
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Where it's used
Glycine is most often found as ingredient number 23 within an ingredient list.
These are the categories of products that use Glycine the most:
Products with Glycine
- CosIng ID: 34117
- INCI Name: GLYCINE
- INN Name: glycine
- EC #: 200-272-2
- Ph. Eur. Name: glycinum
- All Functions: Antistatic, Buffering, Hair Conditioning, Skin Conditioning