Meet Bakochiol || Nature’s Retinol Alternative
Retinol is every dermatologist gold standard for anti-aging treatment and prevention.. But for sensitive skin types, including those with rosacea, these results can come at an irritating cost: Redness, flaking, itching and tenderness may become chronic side effects.
Meet Bakuchiol! Natures source of retinol that offers all the skin benefits retinol does but with an added bliss; without irritating your skin or causing extra sensitive reactions.. Such as redness, dryness discomfort and photo sensitivity..
Where does Bakuchiol come from?
In Eastern Indian medicine—or Ayurveda—Bakuchiol is considered a naturally derived extract that goes by the INCI name bakuchiol, which comes from the edible seeds of Psoralea corylifolia. This ingredient is a true multitasker, as it mimics retinol when applied to skin twice daily.. It works like a retinoid in blocking enzymes (MMPs) that degrade collagen and elastin. As well as being a natural antioxidant that works on pro-inflammatory pathways that can lead to less reactive skin. It also works wonders on oily skin in specific, by controlling redness, it soothes and calms via its powerful antioxidant function..
Below are the few brands that provide the heavenly bliss of bakuchiol..