This large group of naturally occurring compounds is one of the skin care world’s most beloved ingredient groups, and for good reason: they protect the skin from free radicals. Vitamin E, carotenoids, vitamin C, and resveratrol all fall under this free radical fighting umbrella. Dermatologists love antioxidants, as they both inhibit our molecules’ natural oxidation and shield the skin from environmental risks like UV rays and pollution.
Benefits: Antioxidants take the cake when it comes to preventing aging, healing scarring and brightening skin! These nourishing compounds also strengthen the skin barrier, which promotes moisture retention.
Skin Types: There’s an antioxidant for everyone! Keep thumbing through this glossary to find the perfect one for your skin!