INGREDIENTS IN DEPTH - GREEN TEA EXTRACT

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

A valuable supplement of Green Tea which is widely used in most of the personal care products to promote hair growth and maintain a healthy scalp and skin.

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WHAT IS GREEN TEA EXTRACT: Green Tea is extracted from the leaves of Camellia Sinensis. The concentrated supplemental form of Green Tea is known as Green Tea Extract. This extract is high in antioxidants such as polyphenols. EGCG or epigallocatechin gallate is the active type of polyphenols which is responsible for exhibiting the antioxidant property. Green Tea is rich in rich in vitamins, minerals, amino acids and enzymes which contribute to its characteristic properties. 

REVIEW OF GREEN TEA EXTRACT        

Name of Brand/ Organization

Paula's Choice

EWG

CIR

FDA

EU Cosmetics Regulation

Rating/Review

BEST

1

 

Green Tea Extract is one of the most popular and 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 GREEN TEA EXTRACT: This beauty potion has the following benefits:

  • Promotes hair growth: EGCG is the main constituent of Green Tea Extract which is known to promote hair growth by stimulating the hair follicles.
  • Prevents loss of hair: EGCG inhibits the effect of Testosterone and Dihydrotestosterone - 2 hormones which are responsible for hair loss.
  • Acts as fortifying hair tonic: It increases blood circulation which in turn fortifies the hair follicles with the essential nutrients required for the growth of healthy hair.
  • Possesses anti-inflammatory property: Due to its anti-inflammatory property, Green Tea Extract has a soothing effect on the inflamed skin or scalp. It is beneficial in treating dry skin conditions.
  • Exhibits antifungal & antibacterial properties: It is extremely effective in treating various skin and scalp infections.
  • Exhibits anti-ageing property: It is rich in antioxidants due to the presence of polyphenols which fight free radicals responsible for the appearance of early signs of ageing.

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

CITATIONS/FURTHER READ

ANVEYA INGREDIENTS DIRECTORY

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