Resveratrol is one the most potent antioxidants, unique among antioxidants
The mode of action is different than most other antioxidants. It does scavenge the free radicals which are responsible for aging of the skin but it also promotes synthesis of endogenous antioxidants. The oxidative stress caused by sunlight is well documented and showed to be the principle cause of collagen destruction.
Resveratrol has phytoestrogenic effects, and can provide the skin benefits of estrogen without the side effects. We are all aware of the effects on skin caused by decreasing levels of estrogen in aging women.
Resveratrol through its mechanisms of action can reverse the effects of too much sun exposure or loss of estrogen.
The cosmeceutical combination of Resveratrol with vitamin E and Baiclin sodium as in theSkinceuticals product showed increased skin firmness and elasticity. A very potent anti-aging product as proven by recent clinical studies.