The Natural alternative to retinol
Bakuchiol has been on the market for years, yet its popularity reached a new level in 2019 with the publication in British journal of Dermatology where it was compared to retinol in a double-blind clinical study.
Nominated by Mintel among the top 3 skincare ingredients to trend in 2019 in beyond, how to explain this success?
Does Bakuchiol really work?
What is Bakuchiol?
Bakuchiol is a 100% natural active ingredient obtained from the babchi seeds (psoralea corylifolia plant). Described as the true alternative to retinol, it presents striking resemblances with the performances of retinoids but is much gentler with the skin.
Where Does it come from?
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?
Bakuchiol, a gentle alternative to retinol, can be used for all types of skin: dry, oily or sensitive. Whether you want to maintain youthful skin or find an efficient solution for a radiant acne-free skin, Bakuchiol is the active ingredient you want to be looking for.
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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