INGREDIENTS IN DEPTH - EPIGALLOCATECHIN GALLATE

SUMMARY: BEST | SAFE TO BE USED IN PERSONAL CARE PRODUCTS  | APPROVED BY REGULATORY BODIES

A naturally derived ingredient, used in personal care products to fight signs of ageing skin and as a skin soothing agent.

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WHAT IS EPIGALLOCATECHIN GALLATE: Epigallocatechin Gallate is a naturally derived ingredient found in green tea, dark chocolate and cocoa. It is powered with antioxidant properties and is known to soothe the skin. It is regarded as being absolutely safe to use and is not associated with causing any adverse reactions on skin.

REVIEW OF EPIGALLOCATECHIN GALLATE

Name of Brand/ Organization

Paula's Choice

EWG

CIR

FDA

EU Cosmetics Regulation

Rating/Review

 BEST

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Epigallocatechin Gallate is one of the most researched and reviewed ingredients. Top regulatory bodies like EWG (Environmental Working Group Skin Deep is a cosmetic database for ensuring the safety of ingredients being used in personal care products) along with popular skin care brand Paula's Choice have rated it safe for use in cosmetics, personal care products. 

BENEFITS OF EPIGALLOCATECHIN GALLATE: The antioxidant Epigallocatechin Gallate has the various following benefits:.

  • Acts as a soothing agent: It traps the moisture in the layers of the skin to keep the skin hydrated. This makes the skin soft, smooth and prevents the drying of skin.
  • Possess antioxidant property: It fights the free radicals which cause the formation of wrinkles and fine lines. It makes the skin look younger, vibrant and healthy.

CITATIONS/FURTHER READ

ANVEYA INGREDIENTS DIRECTORY  

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