It’s time to sit down and start taking notes because you’re about to learn something new. Ferulic acid AKA Hydroxycinnamic acid is slowly but steadily being included many skincare products lately. Ingredients like vitamin C and Hyaluronic acid have been under the limelight for quite some time, however, now it’s time for Ferulic acid to take centre stage. If you’re curious to know more about this lesser-known yet highly effective ingredient, then read on!
This skincare ingredient is a powerful antioxidant and is derived from plants like bran, oats, rice and apple seeds. What makes it so interesting is the fact that when it is paired with other antioxidants like vitamin C and E, it enhances their ability to work. Ferulic acid is most commonly found in serums and anti-ageing skincare products due to its high antioxidant content. It helps fight free radicals and helps brighten your skin. So if you’re someone with mature skin or you just want to get rid of fine lines, then you should look for revitalising serum that contains ferulic acid and a mix of some other antioxidants.
If you love using vitamin C products then chances are that you’re probably also using Ferulic acid. Most products that contain vitamin C also contain ferulic acid, since it stabilizes vitamin C and enhances it’s ability so that it works better. If you use products with these ingredients, you’ll reap these benefits:
Just like everything else in life, Ferulic acid also has its own set of cons, so before you use this ingredient, have a look at the side effects you could face:
If you want to try products with Ferulic acid then you should check out these amazing serums:
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