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known as Xylitylglucoside, Aquaxyl

source xylitol + glucose

function hydrating, protects from

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Xylitylglucoside

Xylitylglucoside is derived from plant sugars xylitol and glucose. This efficient saccharide humectant is part of a trio of tack-free sugar-based hydrators which also includes anhydroxylitol and xylitol. Together they optimize skin’s water reserves to instantly plump and shield against dehydration.

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