- Categories: Hydration
Cocoyl proline is a mixture of coconut fatty acids and the amino acid proline, this ingredient may be plant-derived or synthetic. It functions in cosmetics as a hydrator and conditioning agents. It’s considered safe as used in cosmetics.
References for this information:
International Journal of Toxicology, May-June 2017, Volume 36, Supplement 1, pages 17S–56S
European Journal of Dermatology, April 2013, pages 195–201
See amino acids
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