The ‘PCA’ in Zinc PCA stands for Pyrrolidone Carboxylic Acid which is a natural compound that is known for its skin tightening properties. Zinc PCA is a water-soluble zinc salt that is derived from PCA, a naturally occurring amino acid that is present in the skin. This active ingredient is used in a wide range of topical skin care products and acne treatments as well as moisturisers.
Zinc PCA Skin Benefits
Zinc PCA is a powerful ingredient, with multiple benefits for skin, which is why it can be found in a selection of our skin care products. The benefits of Zinc PCA include:
- A fantastic ingredient for those with oily skin
- Controls oil production and mattifies the skin.
- Highly effective at treating and reducing skin breakouts and blackheads
- Promotes skin healing
- Effectively penetrates the skin to maintain skin hydration level
Zinc PCA and Acne
Zinc PCA is a great skincare ingredient for those who suffer with acne or spot prone skin. This is because Zinc PCA has anti-inflammatory properties and so will help to reduce any swelling and redness around your breakouts. Zinc PCA also helps to to control the amount of oil your skin produces whilst its antibacterial properties help to limit the amount of acne causing bacteria which could lead to further breakouts.
The below benefits also make Zinc PCA not only a great ingredient for those who suffer with persistent breakouts but also if you tend to get hormonal breakouts.
This lightweight moisturiser is formulated with Zinc PCA along with Vitamin E and encapsulated SPF 30 and will regulate oil production to control shine and provide a matte complexion while reducing blackheads and breakouts and promoting skin healing.
A refreshing and purifying spritz that controls the production of oil and reduces breakouts and blackheads to leave your skin mattified without drying it out. It also minimises any redness and reduces the occurrence of future breakouts.
Before & Afters using SKINICIAN Zinc PCA Products
Real customer before & after photo after just 3 weeks using SKINICIAN Zinc PCA containing products. To find out more about the products used to achieve these results, clickhere.
Real customer with oily skin before & after photo after just 6 weeks using SKINICIAN Zinc PCA containing products. To find out more about the products used to achieve these results, click here.