Potassium Azeloul Diglycinate: A Multifunctional Skin Lightener

May 6, 2003 | Contact Author | By: G. Maramaldi and M.A. Esposito, Sinerga Srl
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Keywords: potassium azeloyl diglycinate | azelaic acid | skin lightener | sebum

Abstract: Skin lightening and sebum normalization are among the useful cosmetic functions of potassium azeloyl diglycinate, a soluble derivative of azelaic acid.

The dermatological use of azelaic acid is of interest because of its lightening, anti-seborrheic, anti-mycotic and anti-acne properties. However, its limits in cosmetic formulations are well known, even when it is used at lower concentrations than in pharmacological applications.