Yeast-derived ingredient that functions as a good soothing and skin-restoring agent. Adenosine has proven anti-wrinkle benefits due to its ability to energize skin’s surface so it looks smoother and younger. Naturally present throughout the body, adenosine is a beneficial ingredient all skin types can use.

References for this information:

Experimental Dermatology, August 2014, pages 553-554

International Journal of Cosmetic Science, December 2006, pages 447-451

British Journal of Pharmacology, October 2008, issue 4, pages 475-486

PloS One, May 2008 (ePublication:

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