Bisabolol – Ingredient Spotlight

Bisabolol – Ingredient Spotlight

Bisabolol has a weird name, but it is a wonderful ingredient to incorporate in skincare and beauty formulations.

Ingredient Details
INGREDIENT NAME
Bisabolol
INCI NAME
Bisabolol
INGREDIENT TYPE
Active
APPEARANCE
Colourless Liquid
DENSITY
0.92 g/ml
SOURCE
German Chamomile (Matricaria chamomilla)
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What is Bisabolol?


Widely embraced in the formulation of numerous skincare and beauty products, it stands out as a renowned active ingredient known for its multifaceted benefits. It is a terpene and is classed as an alcohol. Extracted from German Chamomile, this clear and viscous liquid lends its soothing properties to a myriad of formulations, becoming a go-to component for those seeking the calming and nurturing qualities associated with this natural active. As a versatile element in the realm of beauty and skincare, it continues to captivate enthusiasts, contributing to the effectiveness and allure of various cosmetic products. 

What Does It Do?


Some Key Benefits

Antimicrobial: Combats harmful bacteria on the skin, resulting in fewer breakouts and inflammation. 

Antioxidant: Keeps harmful free radicals at bay, reducing the frequency of fine lines and wrinkles. This makes it a great addition to anti-aging skincare routines. 

Hydrating: Prevents drying and flaking on the skin. 

Soothing: Provides relief to damaged, irritated, and/or sensitive skin.

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  • Anti-allergenic characteristics
  • Improvement in the appearance of damaged skin
  • Enhanced absorption of other active ingredients
  • Improved suppleness of the skin
  • Stimulation of the skin's natural healing process
  • Assistance in reducing the effects of sunburn
  • Subtle floral fragrance

Helpful for a Variety of Skin Conditions


Such As:

Acne: Aids in reducing redness associated with pimples, papules, and pustules, expediting the fading process of red marks left by acne.

Rosacea: Helps prevent and treat facial redness.

Rashes: Soothes and calms sensitive skin. 

Psoriasis: Calms and relieves itchy skin.


How Do I Use It?


Incorporate it into your skincare regime by adding it as an active ingredient in leave-on oil serum formulations. It can be added to hydrating facial serums, acne-prevention serums, and even cuticle repair serums!

For emulsions: Add during the cool-down phase. For cold-processing: Add to the oil phase. Usage Rate: 0.5-2% Soluble in natural, mineral and synthetic oils, ethanol, and emollients. Insoluble in water and glycerine. Can be used with retinol and AHAs, for sensitive skin.