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Ingredient profile: Caffeine

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INCI: Caffeine

Origin: Synthetic or natural

Natural sources:
Coffee beans, tea leaves, kola nuts, cocoa beans, guarana berries

Application area:
Eye contour
Body

History & Discovery:
1819**: German chemist Friedlieb Ferdinand Runge isolated caffeine from the coffee bean.

Chemical family:
Cross Formula: C8H10N4O2
Alkaloid

Solubility:
Hydrophilic (water-soluble)

Cosmetic properties:
VASOCONSTRICTOR: Boosts microcirculation
ACTIVATES LIPOLYSIS: Stimulates fat burning
INHIBITS LIPOGENESIS: Limits fat storage

Cosmetic indications :
Cellulite
Dark circles and under-eye bags

Did you know?
In plants, caffeine acts as a natural insecticide, paralyzing insects that try to feed on it.

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