Q10

Q10

Our Body's Own Energy Source  

Also known as Coenzyme Q, Ubiquinone, Ubidecarenone 

DESCRIPTION: Q10, a coenzyme produced naturally in the body, is a key component in the regeneration of the skin. Once the aging process slows down the body’s own production of Q10, cell activity is reduced, nutrients are absorbed more slowly and the disposal of harmful substances to the tissue fluid is decelerated. All in all, the skin becomes more fragile towards harmful environmental influences with the results that signs of aging become visible. Adding Q10 reactivates that natural biological process in the skin.  

HISTORY: The coenzyme was first discovered by biologist Fred L. Crane in 1957. Its chemical structure was discovered by biochemist Karl August Folkers a year later. The British scientist Peter D. Mitchell was awarded the 1978 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the ground-breaking discoveries regarding the role of Q10 in the human body. 

EFFECT: Q10 protects against oxidative stress, UV damage and premature aging. It improves cell activity and provides the skin with more energy and freshness. Our body naturally makes the antioxidant coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) to zap free radicals in cells. As you age, you make less. That may make skin cells more vulnerable to damage and helps reduces the wrinkles around the eyes.