It has antioxidant activity similar to that of retinoids. It is therefore also known as "plant retinol". They share many functions related to anti-ageing and anti-acne effects. However, Bakuchiol is suitable for sensitive skin and during pregnancy as it does not irritate the skin. It owes its anti-ageing effect to the fact that it provides moisture and is able to regulate the synthesis of hyaluronic acid. It stimulates collagen formation and gives elasticity to the skin. Improves skin texture, expression lines and deep wrinkles. It provides luminosity and improves photoaging. On the other hand it is antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory, so it improves acne.