Bakuchiol is a plant-derived active with collagen stimulating, skin brightening, anti-oxidant and anti-microbial properties. It is widely touted as a plant-based alternative to Retinol.
Bakuchiol stimulates skin cell turnover, smooths fine lines and wrinkles, and improves skin tone and texture. It is also an antioxidant and can provide protection from free-radical damage.
Origin: Occurs naturally in the Babchi or Otholobium plants, which are flowering plants in the legume family.
Process: Psoralea Corylifolia seeds are pulverised before extracting them with ethanol, the resulting extract is filtered and purified using physical methods that isolate the Bakuchiol out so it can be concentrated.
Appearance: Yellow to brown viscous liquid.
Solubility: Soluble in alcohol, miscible with some oily emollients.
pH Stability: Good, no pH contra-indications.
Examples of Applications:
Anti-ageing product for wrinkle reduction, skin brightening and general skin regeneration.
Antioxidant rich skin products such as those for environmental protection.
Products that target problem skin, pimples and marks.
Anti-microbial skin preparations including foot creams, after-shaves and sports balms.
GMO Free, Palm Free, Petrochemical Free, Non Radiated, Nanomaterial Free.
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