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Pycnogenol® Improves Visible Signs of Aging

Published: 02-May-2012 | Format: PDF file | Document type: Clinical Study
Related applications: Skin Care

A new study finds Pycnogenol® is effective in improving visible signs of skin aging in women, aged 55–68 years.

The study, published in a recent issue of Skin Pharmacology and Physiology, found that after 12 weeks of supplementing with Pycnogenol®, women experienced improved skin hydration and elasticity. Results showed that Pycnogenol® significantly elevated collagen by an average of 29 percent and 41 percent for respective collagen type 1 proteins and increased hyaluronic acid production in skin by 44 percent. Skin elasticity also increased by 25 percent. Women taking Pycnogenol® also experienced decreased skin fatigue, reduced skin wrinkles and increased skin smoothness.

This study confirms previous findings that Pycnogenol® effectively improves skin conditions, including promoting glowing skin and reducing the appearance of over-pigmentation and skin inflammation.

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