Alpha Lipolic Acid
Alpha-Lipolic Acid is an organic compound that works as an antioxidant. It’s made in the mitochondria of cells but also found in foods and supplements. Supports high levels of Glutathione in the body.
Alpha lipolic acid is an antioxidant that protects the skin from sun damage and stress caused by pollution and other environmental factors. Studies show when used topically, ALA reduces fine lines on the skin around the eyes and upper lip area. ALA has the ability to slow the breakdown of collagen which decreases pore size and reduces wrinkles leaving for a plumper and more youthful complexion.
Alpha lipolic acid is suitable for sensitive skin types as it works to soothe and reduce dry, red, irritated skin. Topical us of ALA has shown a decrease in scars or hyperpigmentation on the surface of the skin.
Alpha lipolic acid is a natural exfoliant. It works to clear out and minimize pores. ALA regulates oil production of the skin which in turn works to clear up break outs. Topical use of ALA is particularly beneficial for those who experience breakouts cause by dry skin.