Tag: antioxidant

Baicalin: Now In Reformulated Anthelios XL SPF 50+ Melt-In Cream

Scutellaria baicalensis (or Baikal skullcap) is a species of flowering plant in the Lamiaceae family. It is cultivated in Siberia, Mongolia, the Russian Far East, China and Korea and is one of the 50 fundamental herbs used in traditional Chinese medicine. Several chemical compounds have been isolated from the root, including baicalein, baicalin, wogonin, norwogonin,… Read more »

Tiron: A New Super Antioxidant?

Hot on the heels of a recent study linking sunscreen use with  young and healthy looking skin, Newcastle University researchers have singled out Tiron, which they claim offers complete skin cell protection against UVA sun damage as well as free radical damage.  In a world filled with concerns about skin cancer and anti-aging, these findings… Read more »

Tamanu Oil: Good For Skin

Many different types of oils are promoted as being beneficial to skin; have you heard about tamanu oil? Known also by its botanical name Calophyllum tacamahaca and/or Calophyllum Inophyllum, tamanu oil comes from what else – the Tamanu tree. Indigenous to tropical Southeast Asia, this tree is found in Thailand, Vietnam, Myanmar, Malaysia, South India,… Read more »

Heliocare Capsules: Oral Sun Protection

Heliocare Capsules New at PhaMix are Heliocare capsules, an oral supplement that contains antioxidant properties which help to maintain the skin’s ability to protect against UV radiation and aging. Heliocare is designed to complement the benefits received from your sunscreen and when taken orally it can protect the skin from within. Heliocare contains Fernblock (Polypodium… Read more »

Resveratrol: Skin’s Friend?

Resveratrol is a polyphenol (chemical substance found in plants with antioxidant properties) derived from the skin of red grapes (and therefore abundant in red wine) and some berries including blueberries, bilberries and cranberries. It has recently garnered a lot of interest due to anti-aging properties attributed to its use when taken internally or applied topically…. Read more »

Resveratrol: Skin's Friend?

Resveratrol is a polyphenol (chemical substance found in plants with antioxidant properties) derived from the skin of red grapes (and therefore abundant in red wine) and some berries including blueberries, bilberries and cranberries. It has recently garnered a lot of interest due to anti-aging properties attributed to its use when taken internally or applied topically…. Read more »