Rubus Villoscus (Blackberry) Fruit Extract



Rubus Villoscus (Blackberry) Fruit Extract description

The Latin name for blackberry fruit extract. This plant extract has antioxidant ability that stems from its phenolic acid content. Antioxidant components of blackberry fruit include ferulic acid, caffeic acid, and quercetin, among many others. As with all berries, blackberries are a brilliant source of naturally-occurring antioxidants that benefit skin when applied topically.

Rubus Villoscus (Blackberry) Fruit Extract references

  • Natural Database, Accessed November 2021, ePublication
  • Journal of Zhejiang University, February 2012, pages 94-102
  • Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, December 2011, ePublication

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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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