Today we’re putting the ingredient spotlight on Betaine and its benefits. Betaine is a mighty amino acid found in various hair and skincare products. Naturally occuring in the body and often plant derived from sugar beet— Betaine is a humectant that helps the skin stay hydrated, plump, and youthful. Betaine’s useful for:
Betaine acts as a gentle hydrator that helps you skin gain and maintain moisture. Its molecules bond with hydrogen to give Betaine its skin quenching abilities. This specific molecular structure makes Betaine solvent with a silky smooth feel that translates to your skin.
Betaine is useful in anti-aging products to help prevent wrinkles. Its moisturizing properties soften skin’s texture and effectively fill in creases to reduce the deep appearance of wrinkles. Betaine’s essentially a topical Face Filter.
Betaine soothes and protects the skin. Surprisingly a 50% Betaine solution is less irritating than pure water. Often used in post procedural skin products, Betaine reduces sensitivity and has a calming effect on the skin. Unlike other products, it doesn’t immobilize water molecules and protects skin from further damage.
Suffice it to say you can bet on Betaine to help keep your skin looking and feeling silken and restored.