INCI: Myristyl PCA

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Purifying antibacterial

Definition: Myristic ester of L-Pyrrolidone Carboxylic Acid (LPCA), physiological component of the epidermis.

Mode of action: A fatty alcohol, myristic alcohol possesses specific texturizing properties. Produced by esterification of myristic alcohol with L-PCA, MYRISTIDONE displays strong antimicrobial activity and, notably limits the proliferation of Propionibacterium acnes, a bacterium specific to oily skin and responsible, amongst other things, for the skin irritation.

USE LEVEL: 0.5-5%