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What is bakuchiol?

Pronounced “buh-koo-chee-all”, there’s some serious buzz around this plant-based skincare ingredient. Find out why this antioxidant is mother nature’s gift to skin.

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Where does bakuchiol come from?

Bakuchiol is derived from the seeds of the babchi plant, found throughout India. This purple-petalled herb yields an extract that has become a legendary ingredient in skincare.

What are the benefits of bakuchiol?

This natural antioxidant is known for its complexion-boosting capabilities, known to help promote a more even skin tone and texture. Even better, it’s lovely and gentle on skin.

And because bakuchiol is an antioxidant, it’s part of a ‘club’ that helps to protect skin from pollution and environmental stressors that can take a toll on the complexion.

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Is bakuchiol suitable for all skin types?

You bet. Bakuchiol is a gentle antioxidant that plays well with all skin types, from oily to dry. Of course, if you’re worried about potential reactions, we always recommend doing a patch test first.

Can you use bakuchiol with vitamin C?

Absolutely. When it comes to bakuchiol, team work makes the dream work. Because it’s kind to skin, it lends itself well to being layered with other products and ingredient combinations.

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How can I use bakuchiol in my routine?

There are all sorts of ways to build bakuchiol into your skincare regime. From moisturizers to eyecare products, there are plenty of bakuchiol skincare products out there to help you achieve your goals. A bakuchiol serum is a great place to start, as it’s lightweight and can easily work around your other lotions and potions.

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Meet our Vitamin C Glow Revealing Serum

We just so happen to use bakuchiol to enrich our all-new Vitamin C Glow Revealing Serum, along with 10% vitamin C – our highest concentration ever. Like glow in a bottle, our nifty serum helps reveal radiant-looking skin and helps reduce the appearance of uneven skin tone and texture*, all while delivering 24hr hydration. Glide on a few drops morning and night before your moisturizer and voilà, you’ll be on your way to more even-looking skin with a giddy glow that shows.

*Clinical tests performed on a 22 Asian panel over 8 weeks including both instrumental measurement (spectrophotometer) and clinical scoring, where the technician grade the subject’s skin from 1-9.