LAST UPDATED: JAN 17, 2023 / By Nura / IngredientsLibrary

Resveratrol is a plant compound that can be found in many foods like grapes, some berries and peanuts. It has antioxidant properties, and neutralizes free radicals that can damage skin and what interesting about this ingredient is it also can increase the production of other antioxidants in the skin. It also has chemo-preventive and therapeutic effects against many diseases and disorders.

Resveratrol is beneficial for repair and prevention of damage in all skin types because it has superior ability to penetrate the skin barrier. It also helps protect skin’s surface and brightens a dull, tired-looking complexion. It also has significant skin-calming properties that helps minimize the look of redness.

Benefits of Resveratrol:

a) Reduce the effects of aging skin since it has polyphenols to protect skin cell against cellular aging.

b) Helps soothe the skin.

c) Stimulate collagen production and improve texture of skin via phyto-oestrogenic properties.

d) Protect against UV damage and reduce pigmentation caused by the sun because resveratrol can inhibit tyrosinase which is the enzyme in the melanin pigment.

How long does it take to get improvement from usage of Resveratrol?

  • At least 60 days with consistent usage.

+ Resveratrol can work well with Ferulic Acid where they have the ability to neutralize free radicals.

+ Resveratrol can work well with Benzoyl Peroxide since both of the have antibacterial properties and can inhibits the growth of bacteria that causes acne.

+ Resveratrol is best used in the morning to prepares the skin from the environmental stress (oxidation factor) throughout the day.