Resveratrol is an antioxidant found in large quantities in red grapes, blueberries, cranberries, peanuts, pistachios, and dark chocolate. Found in several edible plants, it also offers a defense barrier from insect attacks. The main benefit of resveratrol is its anti-aging property due to its superior ability to penetrate the skin barrier, which is why it is increasingly added as an ingredient in skincare products. Resveratrol can be commonly found in skincare products such as moisturizers, serums, masks, and creams.
Dosage & Duration
When taken in doses up to 1500 mg daily for up to 3 months, resveratrol is POSSIBLY SAFE. Higher doses of up to 2000-3000 mg daily have been used safely for 2-6 months
Protects the Skin
Resveratrol is able to interrupt negative environmental influences as well as protect the skin from UV damage. Our skin is the largest organ in the body, and it functions as your body’s first line of defense against harmful microorganisms, using an antioxidant such as resveratrol helps boost your skin’s natural barriers so that your skin looks and feels smoother and healthier.
Resveratrol works on a cellular level in order to fight the process of aging by stimulating healthy cell proliferation. Resveratrol forms complex molecules with certain metal ions, inactivating their ability to form free radicals, and therefore improving cellular function and supporting fibroblasts, along with the creation of healthy collagen. This combination one-two punch makes resveratrol highly effective in combating the damaging effect of free radicals that leads to skin aging.
Resveratrol contains key skin-calming properties that help minimize the look of redness and inflammation.
Not only does resveratrol brighten and even your skin tone, but it also works to improve the overall texture of your skin.
Hydrates the Skin
Resveratrol can hydrate your skin and prevent it from becoming dry.
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