Sytheon's Bakuchiol Gains Approval in China

The ingredient has been categorized as low-risk with functions including antioxidant and skin conditioner.
The ingredient has been categorized as low-risk with functions including antioxidant and skin conditioner.

Sytheon announced its Sytenol A (INCI: Bakuchiol) natural alternative to retinol has been accepted as the first bakuchiol approved for use in the Chinese marketplace.

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The ingredient has been categorized as low-risk with the following characteristics: functions including antioxidant and skin conditioner; and applications including skin care, scalp care and lip products.

The vegan-friendly anti-aging activeĀ demonstrates the benefits as retinol without the drawbacks, the company reports, and shows clinical efficacy. It can be applied in both day and night cosmetic products.

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