INGREDIENTS IN DEPTH - WHEAT AMINO ACID

SUMMARY: GOOD | EXTREMELY SAFE TO BE USED IN PERSONAL CARE PRODUCTS | APPROVED BY REGULATORY BODIES

A popular, useful and a safe ingredient used in most of the personal care products, to hydrate, condition and repair the damaged cells of hair and skin.

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WHAT IS WHEAT AMINO ACID: It is a blend of amino acids obtained by the complete hydrolysis of wheat protein. The amino acids obtained after hydrolysis are smaller in size as compared to the protein and get readily absorbed by the skin. It conditions the hair and moisturizes the skin. It nourishes skin and hair, thereby maintaining proper overall hair health and skin health.

REVIEW OF WHEAT AMINO ACID

Name of the Brand/ Organization

Paula's Choice

EWG

CIR

FDA

EU Cosmetics Regulation

Rating/Review

GOOD

1

 

Wheat Amino Acid is a well known and one of the most reviewed ingredients. Top regulatory bodies like FDA (Food and Drug Administration ensures the safety, efficacy and security of humans by making sure that cosmetics are safe to use), CIR (Cosmetic Ingredient Review thoroughly investigates the safety of ingredients used in cosmetics), EU Cosmetics Regulation (It ensures the safety of the consumers while using the cosmetic products) and EWG (Environmental Working Group Skin Deep is a cosmetic database for ensuring the safety of ingredients being used in personal care products) along with popular skincare brand Paula's Choice have rated it safe for use in cosmetics, personal care products.

BENEFITS OF WHEAT AMINO ACID: This valuable cosmetic ingredient has the following benefits:

  • Adds strength to the hair: It fortifies the hair follicles and adds strength to the strands.
  • Conditions hair: It forms a thin protective layer over the surface of the strands, preventing moisture loss, thus making the hair soft, smooth.
  • Prevents hair loss: It increases the tensile strength of the hair, thereby increasing hair elasticity, preventing hair breakage and reducing hair fall.
  • Tames frizzy hair: It conditions the hair, makes it frizz-free and more manageable.
  • Repairs damaged hair: In the damaged hair, protein gets depleted and wheat amino acids fill in the void created on the hair surface with cystine, repairing the damaged hair shaft.
  • Refines skin texture: It imparts adequate hydration to skin. It enhances the texture of the skin making it healthy and radiant.

Thus, this ingredient is widely used in personal care products.

CITATIONS/FURTHER READ

ANVEYA INGREDIENTS DIRECTORY

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