Sytenol® A

Sytenol® A

The True Natural Alternative to Retinol

is the first natural alternative to Retinol without having any of the negatives associated with Retinol. Well-defined compound (purity over 99%), Bakuchiol has clinically demonstrated to reduce hyperpigmentation and wrinkles as efficiently as retinol, with a better skin tolerance.

Sytenol® A Bakuchiol has all the major benefits of retinol but none of the problems. Sytenol® A was shown in a recent study published in British J Dermatology (180:289-296, 2019; 180:253-254, 2029) to match the established benefits of retinol. UC-Davis dermatologists concluded that Bakuchiol is comparable to retinol in its ability to improve photoaging and is better tolerated than retinol.

It is all natural, well-defined compound with >99% purity, stable in formulation, easy to formulate with, can be used during the day and has been shown to stabilize retinol.

Natrue certified. REACH registered. Patented product.

Yes, Retinol found its Match!

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Product Summary

  • Bakuchiol
Clinical studies
  • Better tolerability profile than retinol
  • Clinically proven to address multiple signs of aging
  • Similar result to retinol in its ability to improve photoaging attributes
  • Functional analog of retinol
  • Photochemically stable
  • Easy to formulate for both day and night treatments
Use Level
  • 0.5 to 1%
  • Plant, >99% pure well-defined compound




Day and Night

Sun Preparation:

Skin Protection



Sytenol® A

INCI: Bakuchiol

  • ML Levy, Bakuchiol may be another natural solution to reverse the course of nature, British J Dermatology, 180:253-254, 2019
  • S Dhaliwal et al, Prospective, randomized, double-blind assessment of topical bakuchiol and retinol for facial photoaging, British J Dermatology, 180:289-296, 2019
  • RK Chaudhuri, Bakuchiol; A retinol-like functional compound modulating multiple retinol and non-retinol targets, In Cosmeceuticals and Active Cosmetics, 3r Edition, Eds., RK Sivamani, J Jagdeo, P Elsner & HI Maibach, Francis & Taylor, Boca Raton, Chapter 1, 1-18, 2015
  • RK Chaudhuri, B Ou, Bakuchiol to stabilize retinol and polyunsaturated lipids, Cosm & Toil, 130:64-75, 2015
  • RK Chaudhuri & K Bojanowski, Bakuchiol: A retinol-like functional compound revealed by gene expression profiling and clinically proven to heave anti-aging effects, International J Cosmetic Science, 36(3):221-230, 2014
  • RK Chaudhuri & F Marchio, Bakuchiol in the management of acne-affected skin, Cosm & Toil, 126:502-510, 2011
  • RK Chaudhuri, F Marchio & K Bojanowski, Reinol and retinol-like compounds in skin care, Expression Cosmetique, 227-233, 2010
  • RK Chaudhuri, The Miracle of Retinol: Why is there still so much fuss about retinoids and retinoid-like products? SPC, 23-24, May 2010

Other Ingredients

Sytenol® A, The True Bakuchiol is Now

APPROVED for use in China