EGCG is an active polyphenol, present in green tea, this compound provides powerful antioxidant protection to the skin, as well as some studies showing an ability to visibly reduce dark circles.
EGCG is a potent polyphenol and a type of catechin found in green tea leaves (Camellia sinensis). It is used in skincare for its potential antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and skin-protective properties.
EGCG offers benefits such as: - Provides powerful antioxidant benefits, helping to combat free radicals and reduce oxidative stress on the skin. - Exhibits potential anti-inflammatory effects, assisting in calming redness and irritation. - Can protect the skin from UV-induced damage, although it is not a substitute for sunscreen. - May have a role in supporting collagen production, contributing to improved skin elasticity.
If any of the following apply EGCG might be a good option for you:
If any of the following apply it might be best to avoid EGCG:
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