Evaluation of the antioxidant efficacy of extracts/ ingredients used in skin care products


Nik Nur Azwanida Zakaria – Human Nutrition Research Centre, Institute of Cellular Medicine (ICM), Newcastle University, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE2 4HH, UK

Edward Jonathan Okello – Faculty of Agrobased Industry (FIAT), Universiti Malaysia Kelantan, 17600 Jeli, Kelantan, Malaysia

Olusola Clement Idowu – Hexis Lab Limited, Science Central, The Core, Bath Lane, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE4 5TF, UK

The study investigated the antioxidant activities of 24 extracts/compounds and the findings demonstrated the potential interaction between active and vehicle compounds, which may hinder or enhance the activities of the active ingredients in the final product. The outcome of the research has an impact in the cosmetic product formulation particularly in the quality control, chemistry and efficacy of the finished products.

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