Every now and then, an ingredient trends like never before, resulting in a complete shift of skincare routines everywhere. And while Bakuchiol is not particularly new, its rise to skincare fame has surely catapulted in the last few years — and for good reason.
Check out why Bakuchiol is so popular ahead, and the product packed with the incredible ingredient that’s ideal for restoring texture and complexion.
What Is Bakuchiol?
Pronounced “buh-KOO-chee-awl”, Bakuchiol is a gentler, plant-based alternative to Retinol, ideal for sensitive skin types wanting to resurface rough texture and improve the look of uneven skin tone and aging skin., Bakuchiol is derived from the babchi plant, which has long been used in Ayurvedic medicine, an alternative medicine system with historical roots in the Indian subcontinent.
Benefits of Bakuchiol for Your Skin
When applied topically, this vegan ingredient does wonders for:
- Exfoliating dead, damaged skin to clear the way for skin cell renewal.
- Improving the look of uneven skin tone.
- Reducing the appearance of fine lines and pore size without the irritating side effects.
Urban Skin Rx® Launches New Product Featuring Bakuchiol
Prepare for a brighter glow than ever before! Reti-Glow Gentle Resurfacing Night Oil is powered with the current cult favorite Bakuchiol and helps improve the appearance of uneven skin tone, fine lines, rough texture and dehydrated skin. This lightweight oil also helps by gently smoothing the look and feel of skin and restores a brighter, healthier-looking complexion while you sleep - for glowing skin literally overnight! With a color that’s clear to light yellow in color, you don’t have to worry about any whitecast on the skin, and it has a barely noticeable light, natural scent.
Other spotlight ingredients in the Reti-Glow Gentle Resurfacing Night Oil include:
Vitamin E An antioxidant that minimizes the visibility of free radical damage. Allows for long-lasting moisture retention, reduces the appearance of irritated skin and helps smooth the look and feel of your skin.
Salicylic Acid A Beta Hydroxy Acid derived from Willow Bark that gently exfoliates oily/blemish-prone skin and removes excess oil. Encourages the shedding of dead skin to help keep skin clear.
How to use: After cleansing or toning apply 4-6 drops, 1-2 times daily. Once dispersed, smooth over face and neck, avoiding eyelids. Allow to fully absorb into the skin before applying additional products in your routine.
Sunburn Alert: This product contains a Beta Hydroxy Acid (BHA) that may increase your skin’s sensitivity to the sun and particularly the possibility of sunburn. Use a sunscreen, wear protective clothing and limit sun exposure while using this product and for a week afterwards.
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