While retinol has been praised for its anti-aging properties and its ability to fade dark spots, treat acne, and brighten skin, it’s also been known to cause irritation, redness, and dryness. So, when bakuchiol, (a gentle, plant-based alternative extracted from Psoralea corylifolia or babchi plant) claimed to offer all the same benefits without irritation, beauty brands were quick to jump on the ingredient and created night creams, masks, serums and oils containing bakuchiol. Learn what all the buzz is about with these top picks listed below:
Formulated with AHAs and bakuchiol, this all-in-one night cream deeply hydrates skin, targets fine lines, improves elasticity, and visibly firms skin all while you are sleeping.
The mask boasts its star ingredient, bakuchiol, to detoxify, decongest, and de-stress skin, fight free-radical damage, reduce redness, and brighten the complexion.
For anyone who has had a bad reaction to retinol but wants to reap the benefits, this is for you. The innovative anti-aging serum gently combats wrinkles and age spots with white beggar’s tick flower extract, bakuchiol seed extract, and rosehip seed oil.
Great for sensitive skin, this lightweight yet powerful serum packs all the benefits of retinol without the harsh side effects. An independent clinical study showed that 33 out of 33 women saw visibly improved skin!
Great for dehydrated and mature skin, this lightweight moisturizer combines antioxidants, aloe vera, and bakuchiol to smooth, plump, and revive the appearance of skin over time.
Bakuchiol seems to be a great alternative to retinol without the side effects that many people experience (like me). If you are using any of the products listed above, let us know what kind of results you are experiencing in the comments below and until next time, be happy, healthy and beautiful!
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