Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10 for short), is present in the cells of most living things and is used to convert food into energy at the cellular level. CoQ10 was discovered in 1957 and has been the subject of almost non-stop study since. It is used as a treatment for some neurological diseases as well as heart disease. Because of it's specific chemical structure, CoQ10 is a potent antioxidant, and has quite an appetite for free radicals. CoQ10 is being studied for it's effectiveness in connection with migraine headaches, cancer and high blood pressure, just to name a few.
For skincare CoQ10 is used for its antioxidant properties. By preventing the oxidation of your skin at the cellular level, CoQ10 has the ability to literally stop the clock. You'll find Organic CoQ10 in our Cacao Antioxidant Mask.