Hydrolyzed Pumpkin Seedcake


Plant extracts

Hydrolyzed Pumpkin Seedcake description

A plant-derived ingredient that comes from pumpkin, hydrolyzed pumpkin seedcake works to protect skin from moisture loss and support skin's youthful firmness.Hydrolyzed pumpkin seedcake is a protein whose naturally-occurring enzymes help keep fats from oxidizing. Pumpkin seeds are a very good source of key fatty acids to replenish skin as well as various antioxidant compounds (including vitamin E) that help protect skin from the signs of environmental damage.

Hydrolyzed Pumpkin Seedcake references

  • Journal of Food Science and Technology, February 2015, pages 1,008-1,015
  • Food Chemistry, August 2013, pages 155-161
  • Nutrition Research and Practice, February 2012, pages 21-27

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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