BAKUCHIOL OIL
BELENOS SKIN BOTANIQUE

BAKUCHIOL OIL

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Claimed to be a gentle alternative to retinol, bakuchiol, boasts the same anti-ageing, acne-fighting benefits… and there’s scientific proof to back it up.
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What is it?
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Bakuchiol oil is a Seed Oil and traditionally used in Ayurveda for treating dermatological conditions
A.plant derived, natural alternative to vitamin A it has been found to have both anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, 
So, during lock down I made it my mission to put these claims to the test.
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Since  2019 this wonderful wonderful natural oil has been popping up everywhere and having used it for 8 weeks I can see and feel why.
I'm not only impressed with the skin benefits I have found, especially around the neck area but impressed by everything that has been written about this oil that support the claim this oil is as effective as retinol.
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One recent open-access independent clinical study, published in the British Journal of Dermatology is pretty impressive.
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A randomised double-blind trial that lasted 12 weeks reported some serious results (link below)
Bakuchiol is just as effective as retinol in stimulating collagen production,” says Dr. Dendy Engelman, a board-certified dermatologic surgeon and New York-based dermatologist. Bakuchiol was formulated into a finished skin-care product and was tested in a clinical case study by twice-a-day facial application, according to Dr. Engelman. “The results showed that, after 12 weeks of treatment, significant improvement in lines and wrinkles, pigmentation, elasticity, firmness and overall reduction in photo-damage was observed.”

Source https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/
British Journal of Dermatology.

30ml supplied