Bakuchiol - the Vitamin A Substitute
Bakuchiol is an antioxidant found in the seeds of the plant psoralea corylifolia (commonly known as the Babchi plant). Bakuchiol has a retinol-like effect on the skin without the risk of irritation and photosensitivity. Watch video
Bakuchiol - the new Vitamin A?
This compound is a hot topic in skin care at the moment.
“Based on this data, we propose that bakuchiol can function as an anti-aging compound through retinol-like regulation of gene expression.” A meroterpene phenol, which is extracted from the seeds and leaves of the Psoralea corylifolia plant has been found to work as a "functional analogue of retinol" (a synthetic vitamin A used in skincare for its anti-aging properties) without the associated side effects... More here
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Night Treatment - with Bakuchiol
Antioxidant and nutrient-rich, this hydrating night cream repairs, restores and conditions the skin.
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Retinal Rewind - with Bakuchiol
Retinal (Retinaldehyde) is a powerful form of Vitamin A with known anti-aging benefits, including helping to reduce the appearance of hyperpigmentation, fine lines and wrinkles.
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