All-Natural Anti-Aging

Bakuchiol is a buzzy new ingredient best described as a retinol alternative

Implications - While retinol has long be considered the ultimate ingredient in anti-aging care, it is at risk of being dethroned based on the growing popularity of an all-natural alternative called bakuchiol. This shift demonstrates that despite the proliferation of more accessible products and continued innovation to deliver ingredients such as retinol in various forms, a large portion of skincare consumers are in need of gentler, plant-based alternatives due to sensitive skin and conditions such as rosacea or eczema.

Workshop Question - What plant-based alternatives can you explore in order to reach consumers unable to use current formulations due to pre-existing conditions?
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Retinol-Free Skincare Rounds - Indeed Labs' Bakuchiol Reface Pads Use a Gentle Retinol Alternative
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Retinol-Free Preservative Serums - Biossance's Serum Uses Bakuchiol as an Alternative to Retinol
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Biossance's Serum Uses Bakuchiol as an Alternative to Retinol
As much as retinol is favored as a skin-perfecting ingredient, its potent effects on the skin can cause irritation, redness, peeling and dryness—with its new Squalane + Phyto-Retinol Serum,... [More]
Retinol Alternative Oils - The Strivectin S.T.A.R. Light Retinol Night Oil Features Bakuchiol
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The Strivectin S.T.A.R. Light Retinol Night Oil Features Bakuchiol
Strivectin’s new S.T.A.R. Light Retinol Night Oil is a lightweight, advanced treatment that combines three retinol technologies and the benefits of the Vitamin A derivative without the... [More]
Preserving Retinol-Free Skincare - Ole Henriksen's New Products Share a Natural Retinol Alternative
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This Year and Average 156 Clicks Pub: Aug 14, 18
Preserving Retinol-Free Skincare
Ole Henriksen's New Products Share a Natural Retinol Alternative
Consumers have come to know retinol as one of the top anti-aging ingredients but two new products from Ole Henriksen spotlight a natural retinol alternative. As effective as retinol can be for... [More]
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