Pure bakuchiol is obtained through a monomolecular extraction of babchi seeds, where only one molecule is extracted, creating bakuchiol with over 99% purity. This pure form is used in clinical studies to demonstrate its skin benefits.
Bakuchiol is considered a natural alternative to a retinoid, as it activates similar pathways in the skin. Bakuchiol is a powerful antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial.
Like retinol, it stimulates collagen. Unlike retinol, it does not act like a chemical exfoliant and doesn’t cause photosensitivity.
Based on the clinical evidence, Bakuchiol users should expect to see anti-aging effects like improved skin firmness, reduced fine lines and wrinkle depth, a more even skin tone, reduced appearance of dark spots, and improved acne.
Bakuchiol and Vitamin C are the perfect pair as the Bakuchiol helps to stabilize and improve the effectiveness of Vitamin C and prevent oxidation.