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ISSN 1731-0083
Wednesday, 28.09.2022
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Pol J Cosmetol 2021, 24(4): 199-207pladd to cart

Role of antioxidants in counteraction cosmetological defects and ailments, and supporting their eradication

Maciej Rutkowski, Anna Pomykała

Wyższa Szkoła Kosmetyki i Nauk o Zdrowiu w Łodzi

In modern cosmetology it has been noticed that many cosmetological defects and ailments arise with participation of oxidative stress caused by the ubiquitous toxic oxygen structures. Cosmetology practice is more and more widely used today antioxidants - substances that neutralize oxidative stress. Importantly, they are various compounds found in our body and food, whereas to provide the necessary amounts for use they are synthetically produced. Thanks to this, their preparations are widely available for cosmetologists: intended for external and internal use (as nutricosmetics). They beneficial act on the skin, hair and nails.

Key words: oxidative stress, cosmetological defects and ailments, antioxidants