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Why Everyone’s Talking About Bakuchiol

Why Everyone’s Talking About Bakuchiol

The Benefits of Bakuchiol

As skincare innovations go, plant-based alternatives are a favourite of Andalou Naturals. With a mission to influence the industry to do better with proud innovations like our Fruit Stem Cell Science, we are excited to introduce our latest Rejuvenating skincare range powered by Bakuchiol, a natural Retinol alternative.

Retinol (a form of Vitamin A) has been used to address the visible signs of ageing by increasing cell regeneration in our skin by promoting collagen production. Retinol, however, can come with a range of side effects that make it incompatible with other active skincare ingredients like Vitamin C, AHAs and BHAs. Retinol also increases your skin’s sensitivity to light, meaning you cannot use it during the day.

Here to save the day is Bakuchiol, a plant-based Retinol alternative that is just as effective at delivering visible improvements to your skin. As the headlining act of our brand new range of Age-Defying skincare, you can add the benefits of Bakuchiol to your routine with the Rejuvenating skincare line-up.

What is Bakuchiol, and where does it come from?

Bakuchiol is a natural alternative to Retinol extracted from the Babchi plant. With a long history of usefulness in traditional Ayurvedic, Chinese and Indian medicines, Bakuchiol hits the mainstream to treat various skin conditions, like reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles by gently refining the surface of your skin.

Bakuchiol vs Retinol

Both Retinol and Bakuchiol can accelerate cell renewal, smooth out the appearance of wrinkles and age spots, and tone and firm the skin. What makes Bakuchiol so compelling for skincare is its versatility. Unlike Retinol which increases the skin’s sensitivity to light, restricting it to nighttime use, Bakuchiol can be applied at any time of the day. Better yet, Bakuchiol plays nicely with practically every other active ingredient.

In comparison, Retinol cannot be used in conjunction with Vitamin C, AHAs and BHAs, making it difficult to use consistently. By rejuvenating your skin naturally, Bakuchiol takes the hard work out of your routine by working happily with other active ingredients. It’s Retinol reinvented.

How do you incorporate Bakuchiol into your skincare routine?

Andalou Naturals’ Rejuvenating skincare pairs the plant-based power of Bakuchiol with a range of natural ingredients to refine the surface of your skin and improve skin elasticity. Backed by our Fruit Stem Cell Science - Andalou’s signature innovation - bioactive stem cells from the Heirloom Apple target skin concerns and restore a rejuvenated appearance for a more radiant you!

Also featured in our Rejuvenating range are several essential ingredients that, when combined with Bakuchiol, can boost dermal vitality, reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, and improve skin texture and tone for a more youthful-looking complexion.

Our Rejuvenating Serum harnesses the rich antioxidants in Acai Fruit Extract to fight environmental free radicals in your skin. The Rejuvenating Eye Balm* balances skin moisture levels with the help of Cupuacu Butter. And our Rejuvenating Cream uses Chokeberry Fruit Extract to support anti-ageing and protect your skin from environmental stressors.

Say goodbye to retinol and hello to a future of plant-powered age defiance.

Add the power of Bakuchiol to your skincare routine with Andalou Naturals’ Age Defying Rejuvenating skincare.


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*Note: Do not apply the product directly to the waterline; it may cause irritation or product build-up.