The Applications of Plant Polyphenols in Cosmetics
Di Ying Shi Bi(State Speciality Lab.of Leather Eng.Sichuan Union University, Chengdu, 610065)
This paper summarizes the relationships between activities of plant polyphenols and their applications in cosmetics. These natural products have some generalities,such as astringency, scavenging of free radicals,protecting from UV,inhibiting of tyrosinase,etc. which make them be effective addives in antiaging and skin-lightening cosmetics.