Resveratrol is naturally present in certain fruits and vegetables, including grape skins, nuts, and especially red wine. It has positive effects for the skin, both aesthetically and in the treatment of specific pathologies.
It is used in oral supplements and cosmetic creams. Its oral consumption is well tolerated, safe and non-toxic. Topical application of resveratrol creams is safe, although those with concentrations greater than 0.5% tend to cause irritation.
Effects of resveratrol on the skin
Resveratrol has multiple biological properties, including antioxidant, cardioprotective, neuroprotective, anti-inflammatory and anticancer activities. We are going to list 10 effects of this substance that are related to dermal tissue so that you know them more in detail.
1. Antioxidant for the elimination of free radicals
Resveratrol is considered by many to be an anti-aging molecule. It works as a dual antioxidant that can neutralize free radicals and increase the body’s intrinsic ability to rid itself of them. Topical resveratrol, combined with baicalin and vitamin E, are cosmetic ingredients that can be used for skin rejuvenation.