It is a cosmetic ingredient that has several benefits for the skin. Here are some of the skincare benefits:
- Acne treatment: It has antibacterial properties which help eliminate the bacteria responsible for acne. It can also reduce inflammation and the appearance of blemishes.
- Fights against hyperpigmentation: It reduces the appearance of brown spots and hyperpigmentation. It works by inhibiting the production of melanin, the pigment that gives skin its color.
- Improves skin texture: It helps to gently exfoliate the skin, which improves its texture and overall appearance.
- Reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles: It stimulates the production of collagen in the skin, which reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
- Has an antioxidant action: It is a natural antioxidant which helps protect the skin against damage caused by free radicals (partly created by external factors such as pollution, UV rays, smoking, alcohol, etc.).