Plant Extracts , Antioxidants

A flavonoid ingredient that's extracted from the Japanese plant Sophora japonica. Research has shown this plant compound protects collagen-producing cells in skin from UVB damage and helps damaged cells repair themselves. It also functions as an antioxidant and is able to penetrate the uppermost layers of skin  (Sources: International Journal of Moleculuar Medicine, April 2014, pages 957-963; and The Journal of Dermatological Treatment, September 2002, pages 133-141).

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