by Mark Gray November 12, 2015
This compound is a hot topic in skin care at the moment.
“Based on this data, we propose that bakuchiol can function as an anti-aging compound through retinol-like regulation of gene expression.”
A meroterpene phenol, which is extracted from the seeds and leaves of the Psoralea corylifolia plant has been found to work as a "functional analogue of retinol" (a synthetic vitamin A used in skincare for its anti-aging properties) without the associated side effects. It is non-irritating, non-sensitizing and can be used during the day including outdoors as it does not make the skin photosensitive. Limited studies so far are promising and have shown that after 12 weeks of twice daily application of Bakuchiol, significant anti-aging improvements were noticed. Watch this space!
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by Mark Gray May 10, 2018
by Lilly Falcon May 10, 2018
While the anatomy of the skin is the same from person to person, there are some gender differences in the physiology of our skin. But is there really a need for skin care products based on gender, and specifically something as universal as moisturizer? To answer this question, we take a look at the differences between male and female skin.
by Mark Gray April 26, 2018
Technologies such as Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) are commonly used for wrinkle reduction, and of course there’s a place for lasers in tattoo removal. This suggests a philosophy of aggressive intervention rather than the approach we generally prefer, which is to promote homeostasis, i.e. the skin’s natural ability to maintain itself.
But it’s not quite that simple.
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