Hesperidia methyl chalcone

Souce: natural extract from citric peel.

The popular flavonoid Hesperidin Methyl Chalcone is mostly found in citrus fruits and is known for its ability to protect blood vessel when introduced into your diet. Its skincare benefits it displays impressive antioxidant abilities to treat any skin damage caused from overexposure to UV rays resulting in the skin becoming inflamed and showing various signs of premature ageing, loss of collagen and elasticity and generally looking dull and lack lustre. The main skin benefit this ingredient is mostly praised for is how effectively it can treat under-eye bags, which is why you will often find this ingredient in a number of eyecare formulations.

It lowers the filtration rate of capillaries, and less blood flowing though capillaries close to the surface of the skin potentially means less dark bluish discoloration under the eyes. It's also thought to prevent leaking from the veins below the eyes, also preventing the dark blue look from blood leaking below the surface of the skin.

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