- by Barbara Jacques
- 07 May 2019
Is Ferulic Acid For You?
WHAT IS FERULIC ACID?
Ferulic acid is a plant-based antioxidant naturally found in the cell walls of plants and fruit seeds like fennel, artichokes and cherries to help protect, preserve and enhance properties of vitamins like retinols, vitamin B, vitamin C and phloretin.
As an antioxidant it can protect against free radical damage, improves signs of premature aging and overall skin rejuvenation. This ingredient is universal and works great on most skin types.
While some dermatologist would suggest the best time to use is in the morning, you can use it both in the morning and at night.
SO SHOULD YOU USE FERULIC ACID?
If you are concerned about smooth skin, premature aging, discoloration and need protection against the sun then ferulic acid is an ingredient that’s perfect for your skin. Good news, we have a product that’s both moisturizing and contains ferulic acid our Nourishing Face Moisturizer. You’re going to want something that is not only hydrating, but will protect your skin’s moisture barrier and aide with smooth skin. Ferulic acid paired with the ceramides found in the Nourishing Face Moisturizer pave the way for calm and relaxed skin.
Below you will find a cheat sheet of the benefits of using Ferulic acid.
Ferulic Acid + Phloretin = Sun protection
Ferulic Acid + Vitamin B = Smooth Skin
Ferulic Acid + Retinol = Brightening + Even Skin Tone
Ferulic Acid + Vitamin A & E = Overall Protection
While it is ideal to use ferulic acid in the morning because it gives your skin antioxidants to battle the environmental factors during the day, you can find this ingredients an our Balancing Face Serum. Paired with Panthenol (Vitamin B) is the perfect combination for improving skin texture and tone.
Lucky you! We recommend piecing together a routine from the products suggested above depending on your current skin concerns.If you've used this combination together and have seen a difference in your skin leave a comment. Leave a comment below with if you have any questions.