Bakuchiol - All about this natural alternative to retinol

If you saw our live from yesterday you are already familiar with this magical ingredient and if you haven't seen it yet, you can you can watch it here.

The truth is thatbakuchiol will be increasingly talked about because the benefits it brings to the skin are completely transformative. Basically, it's a natural alternative to retinol - it regenerates and treats spots, hyperpigmentationãtion and texture of the skin, without the irritability, sun sensitivity and redness.

Widely used in Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine, this natural retinoid is the key ingredient in our skin care products. new RADIANTE anti-spot range.


Obakuchiol occurs naturally in the seeds and leaves of the plantpsoralea corylifolia (present in here) and reproduces the effects of retinol by acting on several layers of the dermis. This means it stimulates cell renewal and collagen production, reducing fine lines e firming to the skin. In addition, bakuchiol has been proven to significantly reduce damage such as hyperpigmentation and even acne marks


Since the end results are the same, what's the difference between the two anyway and which one should you choose for your beauty routine?

Besides always believing in the use of natural ingredients and the benefits that a natural routine brings to our health, there is also the issue of sensitivity and the necessary care to be taken when using retinol that does not apply to this alternative present in radiant range.

The great magic ofbakuchiol is that it is safe for all skin typeseven the most sensitive and reactive skin and can be used every day without the fear of photosensitivity, even in the summer mornings.ã. Whether you have oily skin or even rosacea, you can now treat blemishes without irritating your skin and without making oiliness worse.

O bakuchiol is still compatible with the use of vitamin C, with pregnancy and breastfeedingunlike the traditionally used retinol. It is therefore intended to prevent the spots that often appear at this stage, this range range may be right for you.

A study from 2018 published this year in the British Journal of Dermatology shows that thebakuchiol is comparable with retinol in its ability to improve the signs of aging and that its tolerance level is higher. Over the course of 12 weeks, 44 participants were asked to apply either a cream with 0.5% bakuchiol twice daily, or a cream with 0.5% retinol every evening. "The researchers concluded that retinol and bakuchiol acted similarly on wrinkles and pigmentation, but the use of bakuchiol decreased flaking, stinging, burning and itching."



In a nutshell, in our new radiant range

We created a complete routine to regenerate and increase skin firmness.

The first step is to apply Radiant essence. A tonic with aloe vera that refreshes the skin, enhances moisture absorption, and calms inflammation and redness.

Next, the Radiant Serumserum, which plumps the skin and improves the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines. It stimulates collagen production and reduces hyperpigmentation and blemishes.

Finally, the Radiant creamcream, with active ingredients that protect the skin from external aggressors and support its regeneration in cases of melasma, sun spots and hyperpigmentation. Rich in antioxidants, it protects the skin and stimulates its natural glow.

You can alternate this range with other MPL products products, or if you want a specific anti-spot care, use them together