Skincare Active Ingredients

Coenzyme Q10 in skincare – Complete Guide

Coenzyme Q10 is a lipid-soluble antioxidant that is naturally present in our bodies. It means that it can quickly absorb into your skin. It is also naturally present in our body to fight free radicals and keep the skin tight, but it decreases as we age. Let’s learn more about coenzyme q10.

  • Antioxidant: coenzyme q10 can help to fight free radicals and keep the skin safe. It also helps to hold our elastin and collagen together and plays an important role in keeping your skin tight.
  • Anti-aging: helps reduce fine lines and wrinkles, stimulates collagen production, improves skin hydration and even skin tone, and prevents sun damage.
  • Other benefits: It is shown to help with cardiovascular diseases, Congestive Heart Failure (CHF), angina, hypertension, atherosclerosis, sudden heart failure, surgery-induced stress, cardiomyopathy, In open heart surgery/arrhythmias, weight loss, prevent migraines, lower cholesterol, neurodegenerative diseases like Parkinson’s Disease, Huntington’s disease, and renal failure, and prevent cancer.

Who all can use it?

Coenzyme q10 is suitable for all skin types including sensitive skin and skin of colour, but those with vitiligo should consult a dermatologist before use.

How to choose the best Coenzyme C10 products?

Coenzyme q10 is present in lotions or serum, creams, and moisturizers. So you can include a moisturizer containing coenzyme q10 along with ceramides to your skincare routine. This can improve your skin a lot.

How to add Coenzyme C10 to your skincare routine?

You can use coenzyme q10 every day, AM and PM since it is present in your creams and moisturizers. You apply it after your skincare actives.

It is completely safe to mix coenzyme q10 with your skincare actives because it is naturally present in the skin.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Is Coenzyme q10 safe for pregnancy?

Coenzyme q10 can be safe to use for pregnancy topically, but still do make sure to consult a dermatologist about this ingredient.