The Unseen Benefits of Bakuchiol for Skin: Beyond Skin Rejuvenation
Imagine if you could benefit from the anti-aging and skin repair properties of retinol, but without the risks of irritation that make some people steer clear of this form of vitamin A.
The alternative is Bakuchiol.
Derived from the babchi plant (Psoralea corylifolia), Bakuchiol is a meroterpene phenol that has no structural resemblance to retinoids, yet works in a similar way.
Specifically, it helps regulate the production of collagen in skin cells. Here’s one study:
Volcano plots showed great overall similarity of retinol and bakuchiol effects on the gene expression profile. This similarity was confirmed by the side‐by‐side comparison of the modulation of individual genes, as well as on the protein level by ELISA and histochemistry. Retinol‐like functionality was further confirmed for the upregulation of types I and IV collagen in DNA microarray study and also show stimulation of type III collagen in the mature fibroblast model.
This is one reason we include Bakuchiol in our products. But we didn’t stop there.
By adding Retinaldehyde (retinal), which is similar to retinol but appears to be better tolerated, we can boost the efficacy of these products.
Bakuchiol plus retinal really is a winning combination.
Bakuchiol + Retinaldehyde: Give This Powerful Anti-Aging Duo a Go
Raw Nurture PM Treatment
Buy for $75 USD or save $15 (and get free US delivery) when you purchase it as part of the Native Core set.*
An antioxidant and nutrient-rich night blend that hydrates, exfoliates and stimulates collagen production. Repairs, restores and conditions to make skin stronger and more fit. Learn More.
- Sun Damage
- Uneven Skin Tone
- Thinning Skin
- Bakuchiol (Retinol substitute)
- Bearberry Leaf Extract
- Olive Leaf Extract
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Reverse Longitude PM Serum-Shot
Buy for $95 USD or save $15 (and get free US delivery) when you purchase it as part of the Dynamic Layer set.*
An antioxidant-infused hit of Retinal that helps to reduce the appearance of hyper-pigmentation, fine lines and wrinkles. Learn More.
- Fine Lines & Wrinkles
- Reduced Elasticity
- Skin Roughness
- Red Blotchiness
- Retinal (Retinaldehyde)
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