THE COSMETIC EFFECTS OF VARIOUS NATURAL BIOFUNCTIONAL INGREDIENTS AGAINST SKIN AGING: A REVIEW
Keywords:Nutricosmetics, Cosmeceuticals, Biofunctional ingredients, Anti-aging
Nutricosmetics have emerged to indicate the health benefits of the products that create beauty from inside to outside. Nutricosmetic is the latest trend in the beauty industry. Cosmeceuticals are commonly used in skincare regimens to maintainhealthy skin and improve visible signs of aging. Natural products that target skin have gained great attention due to the general belief that they are harmless. A review of the biomedical literature was conducted using peer-reviewed journal articles toidentify laboratory, animal, and clinical studies that have evaluated recent breakthroughs in the biological properties and potential dermatologic uses of the different natural bioactive ingredients used in nutricosmetics and Cosmeceuticals. Bioactive ingredients used in Nutri-cosmeceutical products are derived from collagen, peptides, proteins, vitamins, carotenes, minerals, omega‐3 fatty acids and plant extracts. These ingredients have been shown to provide dermatologic benefits with potential applications for skin regeneration, photoprotection, wound healing, and more.The information provided by this article is valuable to get the picture of the latest trends. In addition, it might be helpful for clinicians and related manufacturing companies. Despite several developments in this field, extensive research is required for performing successful and precise clinical trials in the future. Further improvements would enable the researchers to develop new products in this field.
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