Ingredient Glossary


Magnesium PCA

What does it do?

Magnesium PCA is a salt-based compound that has anti-fatigue skin-energising properties. PCA (Pyrrolidone Carboxylic Acid) is a salt and Natural Moisturising Factor (NMF) that helps bind water to the skin to increase hydration levels.

Where does it originate from?

Magnesium PCA is a salt derivative from Pyrrolidone Carboxylic Acid.

When should I use it?

This ingredient can be used day and night. 

What skin type is it best suited to?

Magnesium PCA is suitable for all skin types but best suited to stressed skin.

What does it work well with?

Magnesium PCA works well with oats to help soothe stressed skin.

Which Q+A products feature Magnesium PCA?

Collagen Face Cream    Peptide Facial Serum