Hydroxytyrosol is well documented as a phenolic compound that has an extensive range of health benefits and a protective action against several diseases.1 It is used in supplements to support good health and to assist in the prevention of some diseases.
Squalene is a naturally occurring antioxidant which is used in beauty and personal care products. The compound protects the skin surface from lipid peroxidation due to exposure to UV and has therapeutic uses relating to disease prevention.2
Natural ingredients have been used for centuries in skin care products. In recent times, natural ingredients have become increasingly attractive, due to consumer concerns relating to synthetic ingredients and chemical substances.