You should know
Tranexamic Acid is derived from lysine, an amino acid.
Tranexamic Acid is best used for treating hyperpigmentation, discoloration, and melasma. It can also help build a stronger skin barrier.
While is often compared to retinol, Tranexamic Acid has similar benefits. Retinol is Vitamin A whereas Tranexamic Acid is from an amino acid . Once applied, Tranexamic Acid starts decreasing inflammation from UV exposure. Tranexamic Acid also prevents our skin cells from meeting the pigment production cells.
Tranexamic Acid is also a medication used to reduce heavy bleeding.
Also known as: Txa
Tranexamic Acid is a rare cosmetic ingredient, with about 0.9% of the products in our database containing it.
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Where it's used
Tranexamic Acid is most often found as ingredient number 13 within an ingredient list.
Of the 7 products in our database that have a known concentration of Tranexamic Acid, we've seen concentrations from 1% to 6% specified within their ingredient lists.
These are the categories of products that use Tranexamic Acid the most:
Products with Tranexamic Acid
- CosIng ID: 80291
- INCI Name: TRANEXAMIC ACID
- EC #: 214-818-2
- All Functions: Astringent, Skin Conditioning