Ubiquinone

Ubiquinone

Quick facts

  • Also known as Coenzyme Q10
  • Naturally occurs in the body
  • Marked improvement on the skin when Q10 is taken orally
  • Antioxidant properties that can help reduce the depth of deep-set wrinkles
  • Comes in a yellow oil-soluble powder form

Who can use it?

All skin types can use it after performing a patch test for 24 hours before applying onto the skin

What is Ubiquinone?

More commonly known was Q10, this clever skin ingredient provides great antioxidant properties that is naturally occurring in the body, meaning it can provide marked improvement in almost everyone’s overall complexion. It has also been shown that taking a supplement of ubiquinone will not only give you more energy but also have an impact on the appearance of premature signs of ageing, such as fine lines and wrinkles, so much so, that even deep-set wrinkles appear notably reduced. Much like turmeric, ubiquinone is bright yellow and comes as an oil-soluble powder meaning it can reach into the lower layers of the skin. You will often find ubiquinone is formulated into skincare products at very high levels making it very potent and able to deliver skin results quickly.

Side effects of Ubiquinone

No known side effects, however if you do have any concerns you can seek the advice of a doctor, dermatologist or trained medical professional.

Scientific evidence of Ubiquinone

  • BioFactors 25 (2005) 175–178, CoQ10 supplementation elevates the epidermal CoQ10 level in adult hairless mice
  • BioFactors 9 (1999) 371–378, Coenzyme Q10, a cutaneous antioxidant and energizer
  • Leslie Baumann, MD, Cosmetic Dermatology, 2nd edition, Coenzyme Q10 - pages 294-295

TRY OUR BEST-SELLING SKINCARE PRODUCTS

Treat your skin today with one of our best-selling skincare products.

TRY OUR BEST-SELLING BODYCARE PRODUCTS

Treat your skin today with one of our best-selling bodycare products.

DON'T MISS POPULAR BLOG POSTS

Popular dose of skincare tips, tricks, and ingredient recommendations.

Is Salicylic Acid Good for Oily Hair?

Now, I know what you’re thinking? Salicylic acid is an effective ingredient that appears in your favourite skincare products, not haircare. But believe it or not, when it comes to hair, the scalp i...
Jan 27, 2022  by  Jessica

Can I Mix Ferulic Acid with Azelaic Acid?

Even if you consider yourself pretty clued up about skincare ingredients and how they work on the skin, I wouldn’t be surprised to find you a little puzzled about what exactly ferulic acid and azel...
Jan 27, 2022  by  Jessica

Can You Mix Azelaic Acid with Salicylic Acid?

You’ll often find it difficult to find a skincare ingredient that can treat both acne and rosacea at the same time, but azelaic acid can do exactly that. Packed with many skin benefiting properties...
Jan 27, 2022  by  Jessica

Can I Mix AHA with Azelaic Acid?

I wouldn’t be surprised to hear you’re puzzled about what exactly azelaic acid is and how it benefits the skin. The beauty industry is full to bursting with highly potent and effective ingredients ...
Jan 26, 2022  by  Jessica

What Does Salicylic Acid Do to Skin?

I’ll be the first to admit that the huge selection of skincare ingredients can often feel overwhelming and downright confusing. When it comes to finding the best ingredients to address your skin co...
Jan 21, 2022  by  Jessica

Can You Mix Retinol and Azelaic Acid Together?

Azelaic acid and retinol are two skincare ingredients that deliver unique and impressive results. You have no doubt already know about the benefits of retinol and how it can improve the overall loo...
Jan 19, 2022  by  Jessica

Can Azelaic Acid Be Used With BHA?

It’s a funny world when it comes to all thing’s skincare, there are some popular ingredients that reign supreme and have established themselves firmly into our daily skincare routine. One of the mo...
Jan 18, 2022  by  Jessica

How Long to Leave Salicylic Acid on Face?

Salicylic acid is known for its potency, you’ll often find in formulated into an array of different products. These can often vary in strength and used to help treat persistent acne flare ups, as w...
Jan 17, 2022  by  Jessica

Is Salicylic Acid Good for Spots?

If you have a skin type that is oily and prone to blemishes, chances are you’ve heard of the popular skincare ingredient salicylic acid. Known for its ability to work deeply in the pores and help u...
Jan 13, 2022  by  Jessica

Can You Mix Vitamin C with AHA and BHA?

When it comes to the vast world of skincare, there tends to be a lot of confusion surrounding chemical acids, and how they work in your routine. It will appear some of us are still a little hesitat...
Jan 6, 2022  by  Jessica

Does Salicylic Acid Work?

Salicylic acid, the most used beta hydroxy acid has built a reputation for being one of the most effective skincare ingredients to help combat blemishes and acne. Found in over-the-counter formulas...
Dec 30, 2021  by  Jessica

What Can You Not Mix with AHA and BHA?

If you don’t use an AHA or BHA in your daily skincare routine, chances are you have at least heard of this collection of chemical exfoliants before. Both groups of acids each deliver impressive and...
Dec 29, 2021  by  Jessica