Carnosine is a peptide used in skincare as an antioxidant and a soothing agent. Research also shows this also has an effect against glycation (a process which accelerates ageing).
Carnosine is a naturally occurring peptide composed of the amino acids beta-alanine and L-histidine. It is used in skincare for its potential anti-aging, antioxidant, and skin-conditioning properties.
Carnosine offers antioxidant benefits to protects from damage to the skin. It can help prevent or minimise the formation of advanced glycation end products (AGEs), which contribute to skin aging. It also supports the skin's natural repair processes, promoting a healthier and more youthful appearance and offers potential skin-conditioning benefits, contributing to improved texture and hydration.
If any of the following apply Carnosine might be a good option for you:
If any of the following apply it might be best to avoid Carnosine:
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