glutathione (r-glutamyl cysteingl +glycine, GSH) is a tripeptide containing gamma-amide bond and sulfhydryl group, composed of glutamic acid, cysteine and glycine, which exists in almost every cell of the human body, and has antioxidant and integrated detoxification effects.
Glutathione can participate in biological transformation, thereby transforming harmful poisons in the skin into harmless substances and excreting out of the body. Glutathione also helps maintain normal immune system function.
1. Antioxidant and detoxification: Glutathione has antioxidant and detoxification effects, which can remove free radicals and toxins from the body, thereby protecting the health of skin cells.
2. Promote metabolism: Glutathione can promote the metabolism and renewal of skin cells, thus keeping the skin healthy and moisturized. It can accelerate the metabolism of skin cells, improve cell energy, and enhance the skin's self-repair ability.
3. Inhibit tyrosinase activity: tyrosinase is a key enzyme that causes melanin precipitation, and glutathione can inhibit its activity, reduce the synthesis and precipitation of melanin, so as to achieve whitening effect.
4. Moisturizing: Glutathione also has a good moisturizing effect, can absorb and lock the water inside the skin, prevent water loss, so it is suitable for dry skin.
5. Anti-aging: Glutathione can promote skin metabolism, thereby delaying skin aging, making the skin more tight and elastic.
In addition, glutathione has a certain therapeutic value, can be used in detoxification, liver protection, anti-allergy and other aspects. However, before using glutathione skin care products, it is recommended to consult a doctor or professional for advice.