Sometimes the best new products are those which have ingredients found to be effective in traditional and even ancient forms of skin care. One such ingredient, pine bark, has been shown to have beneficial skin care properties that can translate into better looking and feeling skin.
One of the main benefits associated with pine bark is that it contains high concentrations of naturally occurring collagen. Collagen is essential for well nourished and taut skin but can be broken down during the aging process or as a result of extended sun exposure, causing the skin to start looking saggy and lackluster over time. When pine bark extract containing products are used on the face and skin, collagen is better preserved and thus protected.
The antioxidant and anti-aging properties of pine bark can help to reduce the impact of free radicals and external exposure on the skin. These additional benefits of pine bark also provide for a reversal of skin damage which can result in skin that looks younger over time with repeated and regular use. Additionally, pine bark has properties which help in reducing inflammation and puffiness of the skin providing for an overall healthier appearance. When used on the face, pine bark can help to reduce and reverse aging signs such as fine lines and a sallow appearance; both of which are common when skin is in need of a collagen and oxygen boost.
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