The New Anti-ageing Skincare Saviour
What is Resveratrol ?
A natural antioxidant extracted from plants such as grapevine stalks or Japanese knotweed, resveratrol is the new anti-ageing ingredient on our radar. You may have heard that resveratrol because of its nutritional benefits, found in berries, nuts, and even red wine, but it’s also highly powerful in skincare. Hailed by Caudalie as ‘a treasure of youth’, resveratrol is a high potency ingredient that is firming, lifting and has anti-ageing properties.
What are the benefits of Resveratrol in Skincare?
According to dermatologists, resveratrol helps to keep the skin looking youthful and radiant. Topical application is alleged to protect the skins surface, minimise environmental damage and brighten. Curating a skincare regime with a combination of resveratrol and more traditional antioxidants such as Vitamin C and Vitamin E is the best approach in order to optimise the results.
What are the best Resveratrol skincare products?
There are several skincare brands that use resveratrol in their collections. Beauty Expert has tracked down the best skincare products you need to start using.
Caudalie have recently launched a resveratrol collection which focuses on lifting and firming to make the face appear more youthful. The Resveratrol Lift Firming Serum is an oil-free hydrating serum that stimulates the production of collagen to boost elasticity. Ingredients also include micro hyaluronic acids to smooth and hydrate.
For best results, follow the serum with the Resveratrol Lift Face Lifting Moisturiser SPF20, a light and fast-absorbing daily moisturiser, or the Resveratrol Lift Face Lifting Soft Cream which blurs imperfections, primes for makeup, and delivers long-lasting hydration.