Azelaic Acid is a high purity azelaic acid powder, its anti- acne effect works by reducing the growth of bacteria in the follicle and rebalance keratinization.
- inhibit the growth of the propioni bacteria involved in the development of acne and the production of acne promoting fatty acids
- impart keratolytic and comedolytic effect through inhibition of DNA and other protein synthesis, especially in keratinocyte and Filaggrin
- affect the horrification process of the epidermal cells and prevent the formation of comedons (whiteheads, blackheads)
- provide sebostatic effect through the inhibition of 5alpha-reductase activity and DHT