Glycine Soja Seed Extract



Glycine Soja Seed Extract description

_Glycine soja_ seed extract is derived from soybean and offers numerous benefits for skin. Of note, studies have shown that compounds in soy, most likely isoflavones, help fade stubborn discolourations from sun exposure and other sources. They help to reduce excess transfer of melanin to skin’s surface, thereby visibly reducing hyperpigmentation.

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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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