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Mode d'utilisation acide férulique.

How To Use Ferulic Acid?

Ferulic acid is an organic acid contained in plants, cereals such as wheat or barley, and some fruits and vegetables. Once synthesized or fermented, it can be used in skin care products. As a powerful antioxidant, the ferulic acid benefits for the skin are numerous. It effectively fights against free radicals and brings a glow to dull and tired complexions.

Ferulic Acid for Different Skin Problems.

Ferulic acid for skin aging signs and symptoms is a global ally.  It can be used for its various benefits for skin and complexion:

  • It prevents wrinkles and reduces their appearance:

Skin sagging and wrinkles are visible signs of skin aging. The latter is an inevitable natural process, but it can be greatly accelerated by the presence of large quantities of free radicals. These molecules are particularly unstable and degrade the body's healthy cells and proteins. They are generated by several factors such as stress, pollution, lack of sleep, poor diet, smoking… Ferulic acid neutralizes free radicals by making them more stable and therefore less reactive. Thus, this active ingredient delays skin aging and the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines on the skin's surface.

  • It reduces pigmentation spots:

Dark spots are due to a local overproduction of melanin, the pigment responsible for the skin's natural coloring. They vary in size and impact the uniformity of the complexion. They can cause some discomfort in the daily life of the subjects concerned. Several studies have demonstrated the lightening power of ferulic acid. Its chemical structure is similar to that of tyrosine, the amino acid that controls melanin synthesis. Thus, this AHA blocks the formation of melanin by competitive inhibition with tyrosine and thus reduces the phenomenon of hyperpigmentation that frequently appears with age.

  • It brightens dull complexions:

The antioxidant barrier that ferulic acid generates on the surface of the skin helps strengthen skin cells that take longer to transform into dead cells and catch the light longer. Thus, this acid makes it possible to bring a real blow of glare to the dull complexions.

How To Use It Ferulic Acid Correctly?

In cosmetics this ingredient is used in serums, creams, lotions and cleansers to make the skin brighter, firmer and smoother. It is usually formulated at a percentage between 1.5 and 3%.

In order to enjoy all ferulic acid benefits, a treatment containing this ingredient should be applied to the entire face. You can also apply it to the neck to prevent the appearance of wrinkles or brown spots there.

This AHA is a mild antioxidant that is generally well tolerated by all skin types. Nevertheless, before using a product containing it, perform a tolerance test by applying a few drops of the product to the hollow of the arm. If you observe a skin reaction, do not use your product on the face.

Our Antioxidant Serum With Ferulic Acid: Tips for Its Use.

Our antioxidant serum with ferulic acid and ashitaba extract is recommended for skin problems such as skin aging, the appearance of dark spots and fine lines as well as wrinkles, and loss of radiance. It also helps protect the skin from external aggressions (UV, pollution), causing free radicals in the body. You can integrate it into your usual care routine morning and evening.

We advise you to apply 3 to 4 drops of this serum on the face and neck previously cleaned and dried. Gently massage the skin with circular motions until the serum has penetrated. You can then apply your daily moisturizer adapted to your skin type. We recommend using this serum with ferulic acid for at least 4 weeks to see the beneficial effects.

Please note: As a precautionary measure, this serum should not be used by pregnant and nursing women as it contains essential oils.


  • WATSON R. R. & al. Wheat and Rice in Disease Prevention and Health: Benefits, risks and mechanisms of whole grains in health promotion (2014).

  • ROTSZTEJN H. & al. Antioxidant Properties of ferulic acid and its possible application. Skin Pharmacology and Physiology (2018).


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