CAS No.7512-17-6 Fine white water soluble powder.
N-acetyl glucosamine is a “skin identical ingredient”, meaning it’s found in our skin in the inter-cellular pockets, and it is used to maintain skin’s barrier against nasties.
Why NAG - its best feature is its ability to increase collagen production! Also itincrease moisture content , skin elasticity , increases exfoliation, and purportedly also the the speed of wound healing.
Derived from marine animals - not a vegan product
It is an amino sugar that has skin exfoliating properties similar to alpha and beta hydroxyl acids but without the irritation. Useage 0.4% - 2% in water phase