Acetyl Glucosamine

Acetyl Glucosamine is an amino acid sugar. It increases hyaluronic acid production in the skin, repairs sun damage, improves skin tone & hydration, and reduces the appearance of wrinkles. Amino acids are a class of ingredients. They can also be found on ingredients lists as acetyl tyrosinamide, alanine, arginine, arginine hcl, arginine pca, glycine, histidine, isoleucine, lysine, phenylalanine, proline, serine, taurine, threonine and valine and yeast amino acids.

What is Acetyl Glucosamine?

Acetyl Glucosamine is an amino acid sugar. In the skin, it is present in the "natural moisturising factors (NMFs)" which moisturise and hydrate the skin.

What does Acetyl Glucosamine do?

Acetyl Glucosamine is used in skincare to treat red and sensitive skin with hyperpigmentation, and for those who are looking to treat fine lines and wrinkles.

Who is Acetyl Glucosamine good for?

If any of the following apply Acetyl Glucosamine might be a good option for you:

Dry and dehydrated skin


Fine Lines





Who should avoid Acetyl Glucosamine?

If any of the following apply it might be best to avoid Acetyl Glucosamine:

Related Allergy

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