Gluconolactone is a polyhydroxy acid (PHA), capable of protecting skin and hair from the damaging effects of UV radiation with its antioxidant activity and improving the overall appearance of the skin, including fine lines and wrinkles.

Gluconolactone is a humectant, attracting water to help hydrate, soothe and soften the hair and scalp. It also helps form a barrier, preventing moisture in the hair follicles and skin from evaporating. This low-risk ingredient is safe to use in skin and hair products and perfect for those who are allergy prone and and have sensitivy issues.