Cosmeceutical Critique

Cosmeceutical Critique

Buckwheat Extract

The reputed antioxidant and photoprotective properties of the botanical have led to greater scientific scrutiny.

Cosmeceutical Critique

Sesamol

Sesamol is a strong antioxidant present only in processed sesame oil that appears to contribute to a range of cutaneous effects.

Cosmeceutical Critique

The role of defensins in treating skin aging

Most skin-aging treatments work by prodding old fibroblasts and keratinocytes to accelerate the production of important cellular components. For...

Cosmeceutical Critique

Review of plant phenolics, part 1

The first of three columns on polyphenols addresses the basic chemistry of these compounds, followed by columns exploring their health effects,...

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