Are you looking for something just as effective as retinol to help reduce the appearance of wrinkles, dark spots, and signs of aging? The Doctors have a natural alternative you may have never heard of!
Dermatologist Dr. Sonia Batra suggests using Bakuchiol, which is a plant-based product that is derived from the seeds of a plant and works like retinol to stimulate collagen, helps to reduce lines and wrinkles, and can work on hyperpigmentation.
She says this product is found to be less irritating when compared to retinol and explains there will be less peeling, dryness, and redness after using.
Also, Bakuchiol is an over-the-counter product, and these highly -rated Bakuchiol-based products may be the latest must-have in your beauty arsenal.
- This 4.5-star serum from Imagine Dermatology claims to "to promote softening fine lines, diminishing the appearance of wrinkles & restoring skin firmness & beauty without irritation of Retinol."
- You may also like this intensive firming serum from Burt's Bees, which has over 1200 reviews and claims to "firm skin and reduce the appearance of deep lines and wrinkles. It also contains vitamin E, which will help to hydrate the skin.
- Acure's serum contains extracts of eggplant, turmeric, holy basil, and bakuchiol and says it will soothe and rejuvenate your skin with a dual-phase product which is rich in antioxidants.
*As always, with any new skincare product be sure to spot test it before using it on your face.
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