Sodium Dilauramidoglutamide Lysine



Sodium Dilauramidoglutamide Lysine description

Sodium dilauramidoglutamide lysine is a plant-derived ingredient that helps skin rejuvenate, while also functioning as a surfactant and emulsifier to keep the formula from separating. Its ceramide-like structure has a high affinity for skin.

Sodium Dilauramidoglutamide Lysine references

  •, Accessed March 2021
  • Journal of Surfactants and Detergents, May 2016, pages 653-661
  • International Journal of Pharmaceutics, February 2013, pages 288-292

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Ingredient ratings


Proven and supported by independent studies. Outstanding active ingredient for most skin types or concerns.


Necessary to improve a formula's texture, stability, or penetration.


Generally non-irritating but may have aesthetic, stability, or other issues that limit its usefulness.


There is a likelihood of irritation. Risk increases when combined with other problematic ingredients.


May cause irritation, inflammation, dryness, etc. May offer benefit in some capability but overall, proven to do more harm than good.


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