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The Ingredient That Makes Your Skin Look Great

- AND NO, IT ISN'T RETINOL -

You have most certainly already heard of the magical skincare ingredient that is retinol. It has become *the* hero ingredient in the last 12 months and everyone is raving about its abilities to make your skin look brighter, firmer and smoother. But like with everything we love, there’s a downside. If you aren’t careful or you have sensitive skin, your radiant face can quickly become a flaky, irritated mess. It would have been too good to be true right?!

What if I tell you that there is a product that has the same effects on the skin but without the irritation? I’m here for it! Bakuchiol is the plant-derived alternative giving you the same amazing properties. Making your skin look plumper, firmer, more glowy and it even helps to reduce fine lines. Well, it basically is retinol but better as you don’t have to worry about making a mistake and looking like a flaky strudel.

I have heard about it for the first time when I got this product a couple of months back. My expectations weren’t high but the morning after the first use, my skin looked fantastic. So much plumper, firm and hydrated. I honestly couldn’t believe that it was my face and that a product could make such a big difference after one single application. I don’t want to look back to my non-bakuchiol days.

So if you have considered incorporating retinol into your skincare regime but were too afraid of its side-effects, bakuchiol is definitely your answer. Getting all the goodness of the magic product without a single downside! (well, maybe the smell, but let’s be real, it doesn’t really count if you have flawless skin!)

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