Super Fruit for Specialty Sun Care
Ellagic acid is a natural phenol extracted from upcycled pomegranate peels to attain an array of scientifically referenced personal care benefits. Some of those benefits include sun care and sun protection as well as skin lightening potentials.
In vitro and in vivo evaluation of ellagic acid on melanogenesis inhibition
Int J Cosmet Sci .
- Skin whitening effects on UV irradiated skin due to tyrosinase copper chelation- More effective than kojic acid and arbutin
H Shimogaki, Y Tanaka, H Tamai, M Masuda
Action of ellagic acid on the melanin biosynthesis pathway
J Dermatol Sci .
- Skin lightening effects of Ellagic Acid by reacting with intermediates in melanogenesis pathway
Carmen Vanessa Ortiz-Ruiz, Jose Berna, Jose Tudela, Ramon Varon, Francisco Garcia-Canovas
Ellagic acid plays a protective role against UV-B-induced oxidative stress by up-regulating antioxidant components in human dermal fibroblasts
Korean J Physiol Pharmacol .
Anti-Photoaging claims- Ellagic Acid application results in decrease ROS and MMP formation from UV-radiation- Manages the antioxidative/ oxidative balance
Beomyeol Baek, Su Hee Lee, Kyunghoon Kim, Hye-Won Lim, Chang-Jin Lim
A Pharmacological Update of Ellagic Acid
- Sun Protection claims- Anti-inflammatory effects by decreasing the pro-inflammatory pathways- Antioxidant potentials by increasing ROS scavenging and antioxidant enzymes, decreasing lipid peroxidation
José-Luis Ríos, Rosa M Giner, Marta Marín, M Carmen Recio