oat bran extract

Plant Extracts , Anti-Irritants , Antioxidants

Oat bran extract is a portion of the oat plant that contains antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Research has shown that topical application to skin can protect fibroblasts (collagen-producing cells in skin) from oxidation due to free-radical damage, which means the collagen isn't harmed (Source: Journal of Zhejiang University, February 2013, pages 97-105).

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