Age Defying Cream - Barley, Malabar Wood and Black Pepper

Age Defying Cream - Barley, Malabar Wood and Black Pepper


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A rich, fast-absorbing cream that deeply hydrates dry, uneven, tired-looking skin without leaving it greasy.  To reduce the appearance of wrinkles, increase collagen formation, enhance elasticity of the skin and promote evenness of skin tone.


Taking lessons from traditional Ayurveda medicine, modern skincare science, and with proven ingredients, we developed the cream for proactive skin protection against time and environmental aggression.

We have combined Barley Beta Glucans, Niacinamide, extracts from Indian Kino tree and Black Pepper in a synergistic manner to formulate the cream.

Key Ingredients:

Barley Beta Glucans

Obtained from malted barley extract and rich in polyphenols, it adds antioxidant protection to the formulation. Also rich in ferulic acid, it helps in maintaining collagen balance in the skin. It's anti-oxidant properties protects the skin from the damage caused by free radicals.


Enhances skin tone, helps improve the overall appearance of skin, improves skin texture, may help to reduce the appearance of acne.

Acetyl Glucosamine

NAG is a small amino monosaccharide molecule obtained by bio-fermentation. It helps in transdermal absorption and can improve the skin hydration and functions as moisturizer. Additionally, it promotes HA synthesis, and whitens skin, especially when applied with niacinamide, helps fade skin color spot and reduce the phenomenon of uneven complexion caused by UV radiation, showing a beautiful and charming skin.

Malabar Wood or Indian Kino

What do berries, red wine, and an Ayurvedic medicinal preparation called Drakshasava have in common? A high content of stilbenes (phenylpropanoid compounds), notably resveratrol and its analogue pterostilbene. Pterostilbene is more stable in vivo than resveratrol. Much like resveratrol, Pterostilbene is a stilbenoid an anti-oxidant produced by plants to protect themselves against viral, bacterial and fungal attack and excessive sunlight.

Pterostilbene was identified as the major phenolic compound in Drakshasava, an Ayurvedic preparation for treatment of cardiovascular problems.  Pterostilbene is better absorbed, and more biologically active than resveratrol and its antifungal properties are 5-10 times more powerful than resveratrol. Pterostilbene shows potent anti-inflammatory activity, mediated through inhibition of pro-inflammatory enzymes and cytokines.

Check out our blog post on Malabar Wood for more information

Black Pepper

The active ingredient from black pepper helps improve dermal permeation and speeds up the delivery of actives.  It acts as a delivery mechanism for the actives to get into the skin ecosystem.

Tetrahydropiperine or THP is derived from piperine, the active principle of black peppercorns (Piper nigrum). THP acts as a penetration enhancer and helps in enhancing the bioavailability of nutrients.

INCI  Where it comes from  What it does
Barley Beta Glucans Barley seeds Maintains collagen balance
Niacinamide Derivative of Vitamin B3 Manages hyperpigmentation and acne
Acetyl Glucosamine Amino monosaccharide Maintains the natural reserve of skin moisture
Ptersostilbene Indian Kino tree or Malabar Kino tree
Inhibits melanogenesis
Tetrahydropiperine Black Pepper Enhances penetration and absorption of actives


Actives substantiation:

  • Stimulate collagen production (In vitro and clinical study)
  • Reduction in hyperpigmentation (Clinical study)
  • Renders UV protection (In vitro study)
  • Enhancement of dermal penetration of ingredients (In vitro study)
  • Anti-oxidant potential (In vitro study)
  • Efficient control of wrinkles
  • Increase collagen formation
  • Enhance elasticity of the skin
  • Promote evenness of skin tone

Skin types:

Suitable for dry, oily, dull, mature, problem, sensitive or combination skin types.

All natural components, allergen free, GMO free, paraben free, silicone free, and fragrance free

Vegan product. Not tested on animals.

How to use:

Apply two to three pumps and massage on the face and neck, targeting any blotchy, uneven areas. Do not apply on broken skin.  For external use only.


Aqua, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil, Glycerin, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Glycerin, Dimethyl Sulfone, Theobroma Cacao Seed Butter, Cetyl Alcohol, Potassium Stearate, Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Niacinamide, Acetyl Glucosamine, Tocopheryl Acetate, Hordeum Vulgare Extract, Polysorbate 20, Butylene Glycol, Lecithin, Pterocarpus Marsupium Bark Extract, Tetrahydropiperine, Acrylates/C10-C30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Decylene Glycol


50 ml


The cream is packaged in an airless pump dispenser. 

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