Flavonoids

Category

Antioxidant

Ingredient

Flavonoids

Definition

Category: Antioxidant

Type: Group of Ingredients

Definition: diverse group of phytonutrients (plant chemicals) found in almost all fruits and vegetables. Flavonoids are important in cosmetics as they provide strong antioxidant protection and protection from UV radiation for our skin. Some flavonoids also have antiallergic, anti-carcinogenic, anti-viral and anti-inflammatory activity.

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Benefits

  • Potent antioxidant
  • Helps to neutralise free radicals present in the environment

Danger

  • N/A

Hint

Those are not as efficient as other type of antioxidants, so look at this ingredient as an "add-on" rather than an ingredient that needs your full attention.

Contraindications

N/A

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