Anti-skin aging properties of protocatechuic acid in vitro and in vivo

Year Published: 2020


J Cosmet Dermatol


Seoungwoo Shin, Shin Hwan Cho, Deokhoon Park, Eunsun Jung


Protocatechuic acid is a bioactive compound found in a variety of foods, including in peanut skins. This study looked at the potential of protocatechuic acid to promote anti-wrinkling effects in cosmetic products.

Key Findings

Key Findings: The results showed that facial wrinkles were significantly reduced when treated with lotion containing 0.02% protocatechuic acid for 8 weeks, pointing to its potential use in cosmetic products.