Know Your Ingredients: Bakuchiol

by Gio

Bakuchiol

What it is
Bakuchiol is found in the seeds and leaves of the plant Psoralea corylifolia.

What it does
Bakuchiol has antioxidant properties and a retinol-like effect. It can stimulate collagen production, improve skin’s elasticity and firmness as well as fine lines and wrinkles, and reduce dark spots.
In addition, it has anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties that make it an effective acne treatment.

Side effects
Bakuchiol is generally considered to be safe.

(Sources: E Dermatology News and International Journal Of Cosmetic Science, June 2014)

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2 comments

Kiss & Make-up February 14, 2015 - 9:46 am

Oooh sounds like a star ingredient!

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Gio February 14, 2015 - 1:30 pm

Melissa, it is!

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