by Mark Gray September 11, 2017
Bakuchiol has proven its efficacy in treating acne, which is sometimes seen as a young person’s skin condition. At the same time this plant-derived substance has real value as an anti-aging therapy.
This is because of bakuchiol’s ability to combat the mitochondrial damage caused by oxidative stress, which accumulates over the years. Here’s what one study found:
Bakuchiol was also formulated into a finished skin care product and was tested in clinical case study by twice-a-day facial application. The results showed that, after 12 weeks treatment, significant improvement in lines and wrinkles, pigmentation, elasticity, firmness and overall reduction in photo-damage was observed, without usual retinol therapy-associated undesirable effects.
The last point is an important one. Retinol (Vitamin A) is known to provide anti-aging benefits when applied to the skin. Unfortunately, it is also associated with side effects such as skin irritation and sensitivity to light – which are pretty serious caveats for a skin care product.
That’s why we specify bakuchiol in Ao Repair and Ao Rewind. You receive the anti-aging benefits with fewer risks of unwanted side effects.
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by Lilly Falcon November 07, 2017
While makeup is a fun way of expressing yourself and enhancing your features, you don’t need to rely on it to define your beauty.
Keeping your skin healthy is the foundation of a beautiful natural look. Whether you don’t like makeup or you’re not very good at playing with eyeshadows, here are some useful tips to help you achieve a bare look that screams effortless cool.
by Lilly Falcon October 23, 2017
Falling asleep with your makeup on it’s so easy after a long day at work or a big night out. While the remnants of next-day eye makeup have a certain appeal, the morning-after damage can leave your complexion looking stressed and dull.
by Mark Gray October 09, 2017
Researchers are looking hard at the untapped potential of natural ingredients in skin care products.
Consumers are driving this trend – but it’s not just about replacing synthetic chemicals with natural alternatives. In today’s world, the natural alternative may actually be more effective.
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