ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS EXTRACT
INCI: Rosmarinus officinalis extract/ Rosmarinus officinalis leaf extract
What is Rosmarinus officinalis extract/ Rosmarinus officinalis leaf extract?
Rosemary extract is obtained from the plant Rosmarinus officinalis, which is a perennial herb with evergreen, fragrant leaves and white, pink, blue, or purple-colored flowers. The plant is native to the Mediterranean region. The extract obtained from the leaves contains phytochemicals such as rosmarinic acid, caffeic acid, and other compounds.
Use & Benefits:
Antioxidant properties: Rosemary extract contains high levels of antioxidants that protect the skin from free radical damage. This helps to prevent premature aging, reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, and improve overall skin texture and tone.
Anti-inflammatory properties: The phytochemicals in rosemary extract have anti-inflammatory properties that help to calm and soothe the skin. This makes it an excellent ingredient for those with sensitive or irritated skin, as well as those with inflammatory skin conditions like acne or rosacea.
Antimicrobial properties: Rosemary extract has natural antimicrobial properties that help to prevent the growth of bacteria and other microorganisms on the skin. This can help to prevent breakouts and other skin infections.
Skin conditioning properties: Rosemary extract has skin conditioning properties that help to improve the overall health and appearance of the skin. It helps to soften and moisturize the skin, leaving it feeling smooth and supple
How to Use: Rosemary extract can be used in a variety of skincare products, including moisturizers, serums, and masks. It can also be used in hair care products to improve scalp health and promote hair growth.
Precautions: While rosemary extract is generally considered safe for topical use, it is important to note that some individuals may be allergic to it. As with any new skincare ingredient, it is recommended to do a patch test before using it on the face or body.
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