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genistein

Plant component (most often derived from soy) that is a rich source of antioxidants, although it can also be synthetically derived. Research has shown that topical application of genistein has several benefits for skin, including antioxidant and skin-soothing.

Reference for this information:

International Journal of Pharmaceutics, November 2008, pages 36-44

See isoflavone

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