Plant component (most often derived from soy) that is a rich source of antioxidants, although it can also be synthetically derived. Research has shown that topical application of genistein has several benefits for skin, including antioxidant and skin-soothing.
Reference for this information:
International Journal of Pharmaceutics, November 2008, pages 36-44
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