Mulberry extract oil/ Polyphenol
DESCRIPTION: The leaves of the mulberry plant are especially rich in antioxidants. Vitamins such as Vitamin A, C, E and Riboflavin are especially abundant. These are very beneficial vitamins for our skin.
It is a natural alternative to skin lightening products such as Hydroquinone. Instead of using chemical based products which contain Hydroquinone and Mercury (both harsh ingredients to the skin) natural actives are recommended highly. Mulberry leaf extract brighten skin it also has the ability to lighten dark spots and pigmentations caused by sun exposure or ageing.
Mulberry leaf extract slows down or prevents tyrosinase enzyme from producing melanin. This effectively prevents hyperpigmentation from appearing on the upper layers of the skin.
The vitamins and antioxidants as mentioned previously can help strengthen the skin’s natural barrier to protect it from UV rays. This is crucial in reducing free radical damage to the skin. Free radical damage has been known to cause ageing acceleration, loss of skin elasticity and lines and wrinkles to appear. .
INCI: Mulberry extract