Beauty & Skincare

Bakuchiol is a 100% natural active ingredient described as the true alternative to retinol.

The Google trends tools showed that the searches exploded for bakuchiol since 2018 and we see women magazine articles and Youtube videos florish on the web.

What is Bakuchiol?

It is a wild leguminous plant that grows from 60-100 cm and takes 7 to 8 months to reach maturity.

Where Can I Find It?

The plant where Bakuchiol comes from, the Psoralea Corylifolia, is endemic to certain Asian countries such as India Himalayan regions of Pakistan and China.. It is a wild species that has been used in Ayurvedic medicine for centuries.

Is Bakuchiol Good for my Skin?

It’s safe for oily, dry, and even sensitive skin types, adds Mona Gohara, MD, an associate professor of dermatology at Yale. However, she recommends being careful if you have eczema or rosacea.

From the origins of bakuchiol to the benefits for the skin, we will tend to cover everything you want to know about bakuchiol.

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