Grape seed extract contains oligomeric proanthocyanidins, or OPCs. OPCs are powerful antioxidants; grape seed extract benefits the skin's appearance by bonding with collagen, which is the building block of healthy skin, to maintain skin cell health in addition to the skin's elasticity.
● Grape seed extract is a mixture of tannin and procyanidins. Extracts of grape seed are a great reservoir of natural antioxidants such as vitamin E, and flavones.
● Upregulation of peripheral nitric oxide (NO), a vaso-relaxant.
● Down regulation of inflammatory cytokines that have been conclusively implicated in AGA.
● Potent free radical scavenging. Grape seed extract is a powerful antioxidant much greater than vitamin C and E. it also inhibits a number of enzymes that degrade connective tissue such as elastase, collagenase and hyaluronidase.