ROBINIA PSEUDACACIA EXTRACT
INCI: Robinia pseudacacia flower extract
What is Robinia pseudacacia flower extract?
Robinia pseudacacia, commonly known as black locust or false acacia, is a medium-sized deciduous tree found in temperate regions such as North America, Southern Africa, and Asia. The extract is derived from the flowers of the plant and is used in a variety of cosmetic products as a skin conditioner and toner. For more information refer to the Black locust.
Use & Benefits:
Skin conditioning: Robinia pseudacacia extract is known for its skin conditioning properties. It helps to improve the texture and appearance of the skin by providing hydration and promoting a healthy glow.
Antioxidant: The extract contains antioxidants that help to protect the skin from damage caused by free radicals, which can lead to premature aging and other skin concerns.
Soothing: Robinia pseudacacia extract has anti-inflammatory properties that can help to soothe and calm irritated or sensitive skin.
Toning: The extract is also known for its toning properties, which help to tighten and firm the skin.
In cosmetic products, Robinia pseudacacia extract can be found in a variety of forms, including creams, lotions, serums, and masks. It is often used in products designed for dry or aging skin, as well as in products for sensitive or irritated skin. When used in skincare products, Robinia pseudacacia extract is generally considered to be safe and non-irritating. However, as with any new skincare product, it is recommended to perform a patch test before use to ensure that there are no adverse reactions.
• "Robinia pseudoacacia." Plants of the World Online, Kew Science, Accessed 18 Apr. 2023, www.plantsoftheworldonline.org/taxon/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:498230-1.
• Akram, Ghazala, et al. "A Review on Phytochemistry and Therapeutic Uses of Robinia Pseudoacacia Linn." Oriental Journal of Chemistry, vol. 32, no. 4, 2016, pp. 2101–2106., doi:10.13005/ojc/320439.