Known as the most powerful antioxidant in the plant realm, Maritime Pine OPC has exceptional anti-aging, protective and redensifying properties.
Native from the Mediterranean basin, Maritime pine is present today on Atlantic French coasts, Mediterranean Europe and North Africa.
Capable of reaching a height of 20 to 40 meters and favoring acidic soils as well as hard solar exposure, this special variety of pine becomes mature between 40 and 50 years old and can live up to 200 years.
Its bark is used in cosmetics for its high concentration in polyphenols, including OPCs, compounds rich in biological properties particularly in regard to human health, thanks to their anti-inflammatory and micro-circulation boosting abilities.
Capable of neutralizing free radicals and regenerate Vitamin C, Maritime pine OPC acts quickly on complexion radiance & evenness and has a long term preventing action on lines and loss of firmness by protecting and stimulating collagen & elastin production.
Maritime pine OPC are also known for their ability to stimulate skin microcirculation, ensuring a better supply in oxygen and nutrients, a better skin hydration and detoxification.
These properties, coupled with the antioxidant and spot-protection action delivered by Maritime Pine OPC, allows an improvement of overall skin radiance.