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What is Madecassoside?
Madecassoside is one of the main biologically active components of Centella Asiatica.
What are the benefits of using Madecassoside?
- It is anti-inflammatory: Madecassoside might help with redness, irritation, and burning.
- It may help with hyperpigmentation: It inhibits UV-induced melanin synthesis, thus reducing hyperpigmentation.
- It may help with anti-aging: Madecassoside also helps to induce collagen expression and/or to modulate inflammatory mediators thus might prevent and correct some signs of aging (wrinkles, dryness, and skin roughness).
Who all can use Madecassoside?
Madecassoside should be suitable to use for all skin types including sensitive skin and skin of colour, but still, conduct a patch test to see if you are allergic to Madecassoside as it may cause allergies in very sensitive skin.
How to use Madecassoside in your skincare routine?
Madecassoside is available in creams and lotions, so you can use it after applying your AHA/BHA/PHAs and your skincare actives like retinol, vitamin C, or niacinamide.
Frequently asked questions:
Does Madecassoside cause purging?
No, madecassoside does not cause purging because it does not promote cell turnover. What you might be experiencing is breakouts or an allergic reaction.