Flavonoids as components of biologically active cosmeceuticals.

  title={Flavonoids as components of biologically active cosmeceuticals.},
  author={Jacek Arct and Katarzyna Pytkowska},
  journal={Clinics in dermatology},
  volume={26 4},
Flavonoids are multi-active components used in common cosmetics primarily for antioxidant and soothing actions. Despite this, their multi-active properties are far from being fully used. It is well known that many flavonoids provide protection from telangiectasias and petechias caused by ruptured blood vessels. Thus, the notion of a "strengthening" effect of these compounds on blood vessel walls is common. The activity of flavonoids on skin blood vessels is complex. Three main components of… CONTINUE READING