Also known as the skin tree, tepezcohuite is a powerful natural ingredient with hundreds of years of history. Used by the Mayans to heal wounds, this tree bark extract contains essential nutrients known to repair and regenerate skin cells. Tepezcohuite has gained popularity in recent years as a natural alternative to conventional skin care products. Its reputation for improving the appearance of scars, wrinkles and other blemishes has made it a favorite among beauty professionals.

Nature has provided us with an abundance of useful remedies to take care of our skin, including tepezcohuite. Tepezcohuite comes from the Mexican Mimosa tenuiflora tree and has been used by indigenous people for centuries to treat various skin conditions such as burns, rashes, wounds and insect bites.

So how does this miracle plant work? Tepezcohuite contains high levels of antioxidants such as tannins, flavonoids and saponins, which have anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, healing and free radical damage protection properties – a key cause of premature aging and many types of inflammation. Some of the benefits of tepezcohuite for the skin include:

1. It contains natural minerals and nutrients that nourish and revitalize the skin.

2. Its anti-inflammatory properties help soothe and calm irritated or inflamed skin.

3. Its regenerative properties promote the healing of wounds, scars, burns and other damage to the skin’s surface.

4. Tepezcohuite can help reduce fine lines and wrinkles by stimulating collagen production in skin cells.

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If you are looking for a natural ingredient to improve the condition of your skin, tepezcohuite may be a good option for you.

So how do you use this miracle ingredient? The easiest way is to use skincare products that contain tepezcoahuite extract as an active ingredient.

Axolotl Beauty has made this ingredient the heart of its brand and offers you a complete line of beauty products for the skin based on tepezcoahuite and other natural ingredients. Come visit the store to learn more !


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2. Nicolescu A. C., Nicora A. C., Ionescu S. Simion L. Constantin M. M., Bucur S., Ancuta I. Mimosa tenuiflora for the treatment of damaged skin -Study on its efficacy and tolerability in the treatment of irritative contact dermatitis. 69 (5) Farmacia, 2021.