What Is Ferulic Acid?

Ferulic acid is a plant-based antioxidant found in the cells of rice, oats, apples and oranges. And if you’ve been reading Science and Skincare for any amount of time you should know what an antioxidant does but in case you don’t antioxidants protect against oxidative stress.

What does this mean for your skin?

Ferulic acid’s main benefits come from its work as an antioxidant.

This means it helps protect from environmental stressors that cause skin ageing. UV and pollution have a huge impact on your skin that can leave you with fine lines and pigmentation. Hence, because ferulic acid works against these stressors it can help to even out skin tone and make the skin more smooth.

Ferulic acid is gentle enough to be used daily and it is recommend to be used in the morning, as the daytime is when you’re more likely to come into contact with environmental aggressors.

Ferulic acid skincare products

skinceuticals C E Ferulic

Related posts

Featured content.

person preparing the bath with essential oil

Niacinamide Vs Hyaluronic Acid

If you’ve followed Science and Skincare for any amount of time, you’ll be aware of my posts on acids. Niacinamide vs Hyaluronic Acid will be the highly requested addition to the category that made this site popular. Depending on your skincare knowledge, choosing between the two will either be easy or incredibly difficult. However, one…

Keep reading
woman in white robe holding her face

Mandelic Acid vs Retinol

Mandelic Acid vs Retinol? Which one is right for you? Can you use both? If these are questions that have crossed your mind lately, then you’ve come to the right place. I’ve covered the topic of acids extensively and will continue to do so (because it is incredibly confusing and you have to be careful).…

Keep reading
woman in purple tank top applying facial tonic

Mandelic Acid Vs Salicylic Acid

Acids are tricky game, that we can all agree on . Mandelic Acid Vs Salicylic Acid is a much requested post and I understand why. The notion of putting an ‘acid’ on your skin is pretty scary, especially if you’re new to the skincare game. Why would we do it, why are there so many…

Keep reading

%d bloggers like this: