Age-Defying "Youth Plant" Reverses Wrinkles
Aging happens to the best of us. And as the years pass they get recorded on your skin in the form of wrinkles.
Genetics, health, and even climate play a role in when you develop those tell-tale lines… and how noticeable they are.
If your years are leaving heavier lines in your face than you’re comfortable with you might be considering some sort of anti-aging cream. (And guys, yes, that goes for YOU too.)
The star ingredient of most of these products is a form of vitamin A called retinol.
Retinol can be effective against wrinkles. And for a long time, it was the only reliable choice.
But that’s not true any longer. And if you REALLY want to reverse deep-set wrinkles and lines it might be time to bring in the big guns instead.
You see, researchers discovered that oils and creams made from a potent Indian plant BEAT retinol- based product for turning back the clock on your skin.
Now, to be clear, retinol does improve the appearance of your skin. But there’s one ironic downside. It can make your skin WORSE.
For some folks retinol triggers irritation and skin sensitivity causing the skin to turn red and peel. (Thanks… but no thanks.)
In a study published in the British Journal of Dermatology, scientists put retinol to the test in a head-to-head test comparison with a practically unheard-of ingredient.
Bakuchiol is found in the seeds of an Indian flower called the babchi plant.
The compound has been used in Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine for centuries for soothing rashes, healing cuts, and calming redness.
Now, this ancient plant is poised to take the modern skincare world by storm.
In a study of 44 women researchers gave half of the volunteers a retinol-based cream and half used a bakuchiol cream. They were instructed to apply the product twice a day for 12 weeks.
After three months, BOTH creams improved the appearance of wrinkles and pigmentation, specifically leading to a 20 percent reduction in wrinkle texture.
But that’s where the similarities ended.
More people using the Indian plant cream were able to significantly reduce the size and intensity of areas of skin pigmentation. While the retinol group experienced far more scaling and stinging.
In other words, bakuchiol produced greater benefits and fewer side effects than the “best” anti-aging ingredient available.
Bakuchiol is essentially a gentler alternative to retinol.
If you’d like to give bakuchiol a try for yourself, there’s no shortage of options out there. Check online (Amazon has several products to choose from) or visit any store that features skincare products such as ULTA or Sephora.
P.S. Your body naturally produces a potent anti-aging compound that combats everything from wrinkles to joint pain. Its job is to keep your skin moist and supple and your joints lubricated. The trouble is its levels nosedive as you get older. Here’s how to fix that.
“Assessment of topical bakuchiol and retinol for facial photoageing,” British Journal of Dermatology, 180, 289–296, February 2019, https://doi.org/10.1111/bjd.16918
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