INGREDIENTS IN DEPTH - GINKGO BILOBA EXTRACT

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

A popular plant extract used in most of the personal care products, to hydrate, repair, heal skin and fight signs of ageing skin.

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WHAT IS GINKGO BILOBA EXTRACT: Ginkgo Biloba is one the oldest living trees existing in the world. This tree is also known as a ‘living fossil’, as it can live up to 1000 years and above. It grows up to 150 feet tall. The extract which is obtained from its fan-shaped leaf is known as Ginkgo Biloba extract. It is rich in flavonoids and terpenoids - potent antioxidants which treat various health and skin concerns. It is an extremely beneficial plant extract which is known for its moisturizing, nourishing, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.

REVIEW OF GINKGO BILOBA EXTRACT

Name of the Brand/ Organization

Paula's Choice

EWG

CIR

FDA

EU Cosmetics Regulation

Rating/Review

BEST

1

 

Ginkgo Biloba Extract is well known and one of the most reviewed ingredients. Top regulatory bodies like FDA (Food and Drug Administration ensures the safety, efficacy and security of humans by making sure that cosmetics are safe to use), CIR (Cosmetic Ingredient Review thoroughly investigates the safety of ingredients used in cosmetics), EU Cosmetics Regulation (It ensures the safety of the consumers while using the cosmetic products) and 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 skincare brand Paula's Choice have rated it safe for use in cosmetics, personal care products.

BENEFITS OF GINKGO BILOBA EXTRACT: This valuable plant extract has the following benefits:

  • Powered with antioxidants: High in flavonoids and terpenoids such as ginkgolides and bilobalides which are known to be potent antioxidants, this plant extract treats skin concerns such as dark spots, blemishes, scars and hyperpigmentation.
  • Possesses anti-ageing property: It is rich in antioxidants which neutralize free radicals, reduces oxidative stress, thereby delaying signs of ageing of skin.
  • Possesses anti-inflammatory property: It has a soothing effect on dry, itchy and inflamed skin. It is safe to be used on sensitive skin.
  • Keeps skin hydrated: It moisturizes the skin and promotes moisture retention, keeping your skin adequately hydrated for a longer time.

Thus, this ingredient is widely used in personal care products.

 CITATIONS/FURTHER READ

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