Curcubita pepo (pumpkin) seed extract

Best

Antioxidant

Curcubita pepo (pumpkin) seed extract description

Type of squash that is a very good source of antioxidant cartenoids and vitamin E. Pumpkin seed extract and pumpkin seed oil are also a great source of essential fatty acids (including linoleic acid) and zinc. It’s an excellent non-fragrant plant extract to see in cosmetics.

Curcubita pepo (pumpkin) seed extract references

  • Journal of Food Science, June 2012, issue 6, pages C653-657
  • Natural Product Research, September 2011, pages 1524-1539

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Ingredient ratings

Best

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

Good

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

Average

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

Bad

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

Worst

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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