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Azelaic acid:Amulti-action active for hair care

Azeco Cosmeceutical has developed a formulation for hair growth, based on an ultra-pure, easy-to-disperse azelaic acid and other active ingredients

ABSTRACT

Azelaic acid is an organic substance belonging to the dicarboxylic acid family. It is naturally occurring and found on skin, whole grains, rye, barley, animal products and other natural sources. For humans, azelaic acid helps to fight infections and functions as an antibacterial, antioxidant, pore-blockage fighter, skin blemish treatment and as anti-inflammatory agent. Thanks to these characteristics, azelaic acid is commonly used to treat acne and rosacea, two inflammatory skin condition. These same properties, together with its strong ability to inhibit 5-a-reductase and a very good toxicological profile, make azelaic acid the ideal active ingredient for hair growth and thickening products. An innovative formulation for hair growth has been developed, based on an ultra-pure easy-to-disperse azelaic acid and other active ingredients.

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