eicosapentaenoic acid

Thickeners/Emulsifiers , Cell-Communicating Ingredients , Emollients
Fatty acid derived from salmon oil; it is a good emollient for skin. It has also been shown to inhibit collagen breakdown and improve cell function (Sources: European Journal of Dermatology, July-August 2007, pages 284–291; and Journal of Lipid Research, May 2006, pages 921–930). See fatty acid

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