Ferulic Acid, the Hidden Gem of the Skincare World
Jun. 4, 2020
Ferulic acid is a relatively new antioxidant in the skincare world, but it is on its way to making a big impact. Ferulic Acid is commonly found in the seeds of fruits like apples, vegetables, nuts, and grains. It plays an important role in fighting free-radical damage that contributes to the aging of skin.
Why Use Ferulic Acid?
Dermatologists say that as long as you don’t have very sensitive skin or an allergy to ferulic acid, it’s a great product to use.
Ferulic Acid has interesting self-preservation properties that help it maintain a resilient cell wall in plants. When applied on skin it works by going deep into the lower layers in search of harmful radicals and protects skin from UV damage. This ability makes it a better antioxidant as compared to Vitamin C as it offers twice the amount of skin protection. Thus, to get the best results, it is often combined with other ingredients like Vitamin E & Retinol. This combination of antioxidants helps in keeping the formula stable and boosts its ability to protect skin.
Serums and products infused with Ferulic Acid fight a number of skin problems. Not only do they protect you against the harmful UV rays of the sun, but they also improve the pigmentation of skin further making it more flexible and smooth.
If you’re looking for a product that will help you reverse the signs of aging, then ferulic acid is a good way to begin. It has the ability to in the layers and fight the toxins that cause the oxidation which slows down the aging process. Its flexible nature stabilizes other skincare ingredients like Vitamin C, which makes the product work better and show improved lasting signs.
The ferulic acid is usually considered as a safe product for most skin types. However, if your skin is a little more sensitive than normal, it’s best to do a small patch test before using the product.
People can also develop an allergic reaction to ferulic acid. The reason for the development of this allergy lies in the parent ingredient from which the acid was derived. Since Ferulic acid comes from a plant source, if someone is allergic to the plant it’s derived from, the product may not suit their skin.
It’s important to stop using a product immediately if you notice problems like redness, rashes, hives, skin peeling, and irritation.
Products To Try
DermaDoctor Kakadu Vitamin C Serum
This serum contains the goodness of the Kakadu plum. The Kakadu plum provides nourishment that is 55 times that of a Florida orange. This is a great lightweight serum that is made of a special blend of antioxidants and ferulic acid
Skinceuticals C E Ferulic Combination Antioxidant Treatment
SKINCEUTICALSC E Ferulic With 15% L-Ascorbic Acid Vitamin C Serum
Curated with the goodness of Ferulic acid and Vitamins C & E, it provides your skin protection from UVA rays. It repairs damage caused by the environmental factors and nourishes the skin from the inside.
Paula's Choice Resist Advanced Replenishing Toner
PAULA'S CHOICEResist Advanced Replenshing Toner
This toner is curated with nourishing ingredients like Ferulic acids, linoleic acid, primrose oil, and antioxidants like vitamin C & E.This toner cleans, replenishes, and rejuvenates your skin giving it a long-lasting illuminating glow.
Skinceuticals Aox+ Eye Gel
SKINCEUTICALSAox+ Eye Gel
This product is a unique combination of serum and gel. Curated with a unique blend of antioxidants and ferulic acid to keep your skin radiant and prevent any wrinkles. This product also reduces puffiness around the eyes and has a very soothing effect on your skin.
Serums at a time were considered the best way to optimally utilize the benefits of this ingredient but as times have evolved, companies have added it to an array of skincare products. You can find it in sunscreens, cleansers, eye creams, and much more. However, if you have tenderly sensitive skin, ensure you do a patch test before using it.
Say goodbye to hyperpigmentation and acne scars as you switch to Ferulic Acid.
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