Glutathione

Ingredient Spotlight

 

In the world of cream and potions, one always wants to smear whatever miracle cream or rub the next big gemstone tool across our face to slow the inevitability of aging. However, some of the hardest-hitting ingredients our body already makes! One of these is glutathione, an antioxidant that is here to save the day!

Glutathione [gloo-tuh-thai-own] is a powerhouse peptide that our body makes. It is made of three amino acids: glutamine, glycine, and cysteine.  It is created in the liver but benefits every cell in our body. It is an antioxidant, so it is always working to reduce oxidative stress, remove toxins and heavy metals, and protect our DNA.

Glutathione applied topically is our knight in shining armor that leaves us with glowing and bright skin that has only a whisper of wrinkling.

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Kara McLucas-Mark
KMcLucas@lne.com

Kara McLucas-Mark is a licensed esthetician with a medical focus. She has worked with multiple modalities including non-ablative lasers, microcurrent, ultrasound skin tightening, and radiofrequency machines. She lives with her husband and two dogs outside of Annapolis, MD. She loves learning about new skin developments, her LED light, and jade roller!



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