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Cathy Wong, ND

Saving Skin with DMAE

By March 5, 2012

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Many skin-care products contain DMAE (dimethylaminoethanol), a natural compound known to lessen inflammation. Often used as an ingredient in lotions, creams, and other skin-care items, DMAE is said to improve skin by acting as an anti-aging agent.

Although research on DMAE's skin-care benefits is fairly limited, some studies show that DMAE-based products may help firm up skin and fight wrinkles. Research also suggests that DMAE can help lessen fine lines without causing common side effects, such as peeling and dryness.

For more help in protecting your skin, consider using products that contain argan oil, shea butter, lavender, or green tea. It's also essential to wear sunscreen to shield your skin from sun-related damage and reduce your risk of skin cancer. Make sure to choose products with a sun protection factor (SPF) or 15 or higher. Read the article: DMAE - What You Need to Know

March 10, 2012 at 10:51 pm
(1) Lucas says:

Hi Cathy,
Thanks for your research on DMAE, my question is: Where does DMAE come from? Is it derived from something or is it synthesized in a lab?


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