Grape Seed Extract is an all natural antioxidant. It contains high concentration of oligomer proanthocyanidins. Grape seed extract is considered to be one of the most effective natural skin care ingredients available. Produced as a by product of wine making, the grape seed extract is light, with small molecules, and is able to be absorbed easily into the skin. This allows it to take effect quickly, efficiently and effectively. It provides a broad spectrum of benefits to human skin. Grape seed extract is now accepted as a compound which protects, heals and beautifies skin.
Grapeseed extract provides a variety of benefits that protect and repair the skin when applied topically. extract contains not only a high concentration of flavonoids (specifically Oligomeric Procyanidins) but also a variety of complex structures of this compound. Research has shown that these componds contain 50 times more antioxidant power than vitamin E. GSE also has a chemical compound called resveratrol. Resveratrol is produced by plants to help fight infection and acts as a botanical antibacterial and antifungal agent. It can also help reduce the effects of sun damage.
When applied topically, grape seed extract acts as an alpha-hydroxy acid (AHA), which works in a variety of ways. It nourishes and strengthens the skin cells, particularly the collagen and elastin structures. This helps to keep the skin firm and youthful in appearance. AHA also improves the moisture barrier of skin cells, which allows them to accept and retain necessary moisture so that they remain healthy. This can be quite beneficial in your anti-stretchmark formulations and to reduce the appearance of varicose veins.
Anti-aging effect gets rid of free radicals that causes skin cells to weaken and die prematurely.
Reduces the signs of lines and wrinkles
Prevents wrinkles and lines from forming
Increases the stability and potency of other anti oxidants
Inhibits tyrosinase activity
Supresses melanin generation
Helps increase the shelf life of actives
Effective across a broad spectrun of skin types, age and skin condition
Contains chemical constituents such as proanthocyanidins, polyphenols, flavonoids, and anthocyanins, all of which are very potent antioxidants that help to diminish the sun’s damaging effects and reduce free-radical damage
For topical use only