Cucumis Melo (Melon) Fruit Extract



Cucumis Melo (Melon) Fruit Extract description

More commonly known as cantaloupe or honeydew melon, _Cucumis melo_ (melon) is a fruit rich in vitamins A and C and a wide range of various antioxidant compounds.

Cucumis Melo (Melon) Fruit Extract references

  • Food Chemistry, March 2010, issue 2, pages 643-647
  • Journal of Ethnopharmacology, September 2004, issue 1, pages 67-75

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Ingredient ratings


Proven and supported by independent studies. Outstanding active ingredient for most skin types or concerns.


Necessary to improve a formula's texture, stability, or penetration.


Generally non-irritating but may have aesthetic, stability, or other issues that limit its usefulness.


There is a likelihood of irritation. Risk increases when combined with other problematic ingredients.


May cause irritation, inflammation, dryness, etc. May offer benefit in some capability but overall, proven to do more harm than good.


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Not Rated