Skincare Ingredient: Ubiquinone

What is Ubiquinone? 

Ubiquinone, also known as coenzyme Q10, is a vitamin-like substance found in our bodies, which naturally declines with age. It aids cellular activity and repairs oxidative damage. Once applied to skin, it carries antioxidant benefits similar to Vitamin C. Protecting against damage from UV rays and air pollutants, ubiquinone is an ingredient that will leave your face feeling smooth and healthy. Ubiquinone also boosts collagen protection, thus reducing fine lines and wrinkles while simultaneously increasing skin’s firmness and elasticity. This ingredient can be found in various skincare products including moisturizers, toners, serum, and cleansers.

Who should use Ubiquinone? 

Ubiquinone is an ingredient that works well on most people’s skin. More specifically, it also works well on sensitive skin as it is a natural ingredient found in our bodies. Also, ubiquinone can be a perfect addition to your skincare routine as it works well when mixed with other ingredients and accommodates people of all ages.

Product Recommendations: 

Try this: ULTRASUN's Face Anti-Ageing Lotion SPF 50+, S$42. An organic (chemical) sunscreen that is free from oils and artificial fragrances making it suitable for even the most sensitive skin. It has high broad-spectrum coverage that protects the skin against both UVB and UVA rays. Its non-greasy, non-sticky formula blends effortlessly into the skin and sits beautifully under makeup or by itself.


Try this: ALGOVITAL's Be Lively VitaE/Q10, S$56. A vitality serum rich in Vitamin E and Coenzyme-10 that helps to improve dryness and provide nutrients for the skin. Vitamin E helps to helps to hydrate and strengthen the skin barrier, while Coenzyme-10 (Q10) helps to fight free radicals and assist in collagen and elastin production.

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