Pycnogenol Hydrates Skin and Reduces Pigmentation
A review in Skin Pharmacology and Physiology on Pycnogenol®, French maritime pine bark extract, reveals supplementation was found to inhibit UVA induced upregulation of pigmentation markers by a 50-75% decrease, supporting its ability to reduce hyperpigmentation.
The extract also contributes to improvement in skin barrier function which sustains skin hydration. This builds on previous research showing that Pycnogenol® stimulates hyaluronic acid and new collagen production in skin.
French Maritime Pine Bark Extract Pycnogenol Effects on Human Skin:
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