Product name : Hydrolyzed Glycosaminoglycans
Characteristics and Application :
Hydrolyzed means that the substance has been split into another compound by reacting with water. Glycosaminoglycans （GAGS） are an important component in connective tissue. They are located mainly on the surface of cells or in the extracellular matrix （component of body tissue that functions outside the cells）. GAGS act as a lubricating fluid in the joints and influence cell growth. When applied to the skin, Hydrolyzed Glycosaminoglycans act as a moisturizing and conditioning agent.
Hydrolyzed Glycosaminoglycans are widely used in skin care products and cosmetics because of their ability to bind with water efficiently and increase depth hydration, improving the elasticity and firmness of the skin. They are easily accepted into the skin because of their positive charge, and can moisturize the skin, as well as improve the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles by temporarily minimizing the depth of wrinkles on skin.
Hydrolyzed Glycosaminoglycans has reported used in the following product types: foundation; other products with spf; anti-aging; facial moisturizer/treatment; lipstick; around-eye cream; hair relaxer; sunscreen spf 15 and above; conditioner moisturizer.
Safety Measures :
Hydrolyzed Glycosaminoglycans are considered a safe ingredient in beauty products and no warnings were found regarding its use.