Caesalpinia spinosa for skin ageing protection

Cobiosa looks at Caesalpinia spinosa, also known as Tara or Peruvian carob, a native species of Peru that is widely distributed in Latin America

The term ‘skin ageing exposome’ refers to the external and internal factors and their interactions, affecting a human individual as well as the response of the human body to these factors that lead to biological and clinical signs of skin ageing.

The skin exposome triggers oxidative stress, which causes protein glycosylation and the formation of advanced glycosylation endproducts (AGEs).

Glycosylation occurs when sugars and other compounds derived from its autoxidation react with proteins such as collagen and elastin leading to its degradation accelerating and inducing premature ageing. 

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