Friends & Family: 15% Off $75+ | Free Shipping on $50+  Details
Free Shipping on $50+ Friends & Family: 15% Off $75+ 100% Money Back Guarantee

adenosine triphosphate

Organic compound from adenosine, which is formed by the hydrolysis of yeast nucleic acids.

Research has shown that ATP appears to have strong potential as a skin-restoring ingredient and as a soothing agent.

References for this information:

Journal of Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery, March-April 2004, issue 2, pages 90-96

See adenosine phosphate

Back to Ingredient Dictionary

About the Experts

Paula Begoun is the best-selling author of 20 books about skincare and makeup. She is known worldwide as The Cosmetics Cop and creator of Paula’s Choice Skincare. Paula’s expertise has led to hundreds of appearances on national and international radio, print, and television including:

The Paula's Choice Research Team is dedicated to busting beauty myths and providing expert advice that solves your skincare frustrations so you can have the best skin of your life!