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Amino acids like Alanine are the small building blocks that make up peptides, and proteins. Alanine is part of a class of Amino Acids. They can also be found on ingredients lists as acetyl glucosamine, acetyl tyrosinamide, arginine, arginine hcl, arginine pca, glycine, histidine, isoleucine, lysine, phenylalanine, proline, serine, taurine, threonine and valine and yeast amino acids.

What is Alanine?

Alanine is present in the "natural moisturising factors (NMFs)" which moisturise and hydrate the skin.

What does Alanine do?

It can help to support water transport between skin cells to keep our surface smooth and hydrated.

Who is Alanine good for?

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

Dry and dehydrated skin



Who should avoid Alanine?

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

Related Allergy

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