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INGREDIENT SPOTLIGHT: GINGKO BILOBA FOR SKIN

Gingko Biloba or “maidenhair tree” is one of the oldest trees on the planet earth, originating from East Asia. In the East, gingko biloba leaf extract has been used for many years in traditional medicine and only in recent years has become popular in western countries, found in dietary supplement to support heart health and cognitive enhancement.

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What is Gingko Biloba?

Gingko Biloba or “maidenhair tree” is one of the oldest trees on the planet earth, originating from East Asia. In the East, gingko biloba leaf extract has been used for many years in traditional medicine and only in recent years has become popular in western countries, found in dietary supplement to support heart health and cognitive enhancement. Gingko Biloba Extract is considered to be the most advantageous ingredient in cosmetic due to its significant skin’s benefits: skin-soothing, protects skin from free radicals' damages due to its potent antioxidant protection, anti-inflammation, increased skin hydration, improve appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.


The Skin Benefit of Gingko Biloba

Protect against environmental stressors — anti-aging Gingko Biloba Leaf Extract contains high concentration of antioxidant compounds such as natural plant flavonoids (quercetin) and polyphenols (kaempferol), helps neutralize and fight free radicals in the environment (pollution, smoking, UV exposure, etc.). When skin is exposed to these factors, the cell membrane, collagen and DNA within the skin could be damage, which leads to early sign aging or skin cancer.


Skin-soothing and anti-inflammation properties Gingko Biloba Leaf Extract has the ability to reduce level of oxidative stress, which helps to reduce inflammation effect on cells. Due to its rich in quercetin and kaempferol, advertently contributes a skin-soothing effect, reduce in inflammation, inhibited cancer cell growth. Therefore, gingko is an excellent ingredient for problematic skin conditions including acne, eczema, redness-prone, etc. and how promise as anti-cancer agents.​


Skin brightening effect Gingko extracts consists of an inhibitor of tyrosinase, an enzyme that control the production of melanin (pigment) in the skin. Hence, when use on the skin, could help combat pigmentation, age spots, and results in skin-lightening effect.


Increased skin hydration and moisture Gingko provides hydration to the skin, helps increase skin moisture retention, works with uneven skin surfaces, enhance smoothness and reduce roughness. ​While use in skincare products could highly be beneficial in improving skin quality and appearance.


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