Magnolia Bark extract ( Oil soluble )
DESCRIPTION: Magnolia Bark Extract is an off white powder extracted from the bark of Magnolia officinalis plant. It is known for its skin whitening, anti inflammatory and anti acne properties.
Magnolia extract is a potent skin whitening agent that acts by deactivating the pigment that is caused by UV rays.
Magnolia bark contains two anti-inflammatory substances, magnolol and honokiol. These 2 components together are 1000 times more powerful than Vitamin E.
It is also widely used to inhibit the activation of NF-KB, an important factor in the aging process and inflammatory process.
It reduces wrinkle formation and skin degeneration due to free radicals.
The compound is recommended at 0.1–0.5 % in: anti-aging products for face and eye contour, protective formulas and anti-redness skin care. The compound can be dissoved in the oil phase and added to formulations during.
Magnolia bark extract can also help to prevent the loss of skin elasticity and reduce reddening of the skin.
Honokiol and magnolol, two major phenolic constituents of Magnolia act to prevent bacterial colonization of the skin. It's also acted against Propionibacterium acnes and Propionibacterium granulosum
INCI: Magnolol and Honokiol 90 percent