Hippophae Rhamnoides Fruit Extract



Hippophae Rhamnoides Fruit Extract description

_Hippophae rhamnoides_ fruit extract is a good source of vitamin C as well as various B vitamins, vitamin E, lycopene, phytosterols, and numerous phenolic compounds that provide antioxidant benefit. A unique aspect of this berry fruit extract is its ability to help stabilise elements in skin that would normally break down in the presence of peroxide and other types of free radicals. Like other berries, it also has a pronounced soothing effect on skin.

Hippophae Rhamnoides Fruit Extract references

  • Planta Medica, January 2018, pages 26-33
  • Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity, January 2016, ePublication
  • ISRN Pharmacology, March 2012, ePublication
  • Journal of Food Science, November 2008, pages C615-C620

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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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