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Unmasking the Power of Herbs: Explores UV-Induced Skin Aging

A study study unravels the impact of UV light on skin aging, emphasizing the potential of herbal remedies.

Prof Lee investigates the impact of UV light on skin aging, focusing on matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) and their role in extracellular matrix destruction. MMP overexpression, triggered by UV exposure, leads to wrinkles and aging.

The study identifies TNF alpha, IL-1, and IL-6 as markers for analyzing herbal medicine’s anti-aging effects. Testing various herbs, including green tea, reveals anti-inflammatory and antioxidant efficacy, influencing the market for skincare products. Prof Lee’s research suggests herbal remedies can mitigate UV-induced damage and contribute to anti-aging properties.

Have you ever used cosmetics formulated with natural herbs? Have you read the study?

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