Ectoin to Sooth Sensitive Skin
Ectoin is considered an Osmolyte.
What does this mean for your skin?
As an Osmolyte, Ectoin helps maintain balanced hydration by maintaining the correct water balance in the skin? In doing so, the skin can better maintain its natural Ph balance.
Environmentally Sensitive Patients.
Newer research indicates Ectoin can also help protect skin from environmental stressors related to different types of pollutants. This is believed to happen in part because of its antioxidant ability as well as what seems to be a natural ability to protect skin from dehydration due to environmental exposure.
With the help of a new ‘UVA stress model’, it was shown that Ectoin protects the skin from the effects of UVA-induced cell damage in a number of different ways.
References for this information:
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/15452409/ Journal of Applied Microbiology, August 2018, pages 457-467
Drugs in Context, April 2018, ePublication
Scientific Reports, November 2017,ePublication
Skin Pharmacology and Physiology, May 2007, ePublication