Connoisseurs may know the ingredient under the name of ’chebulic myrobolan,’ the fruit of the Terminalia chebula or Haritaki, especially followers of Ayurveda, the ancient traditional Indian medicine. Rich in luteic acid and gallic acids called chebulin, it is starting to make a name for itself in the cosmetics sector in the United States, under the name ’chebula’.

Multifunctional Ayurvedic ingredient

Well known for its anti-inflammatory, detoxifying, regenerating, chebula could easily be described as a multifunctional ingredient in some countries and regions, including India and Tibet.

But that’s not all, thanks to is antioxidant virtues, the chebula is becoming a go-to in antiaging skincare routines in recent years, since it would help to smoothing and firming skin and making it more elastic. Paired with other moisturizing ingredients, it would also provide deep nourishment to the skin and help protect it against external aggressions.

Among others, it can be found in True BotanicalsChebula Active Face Serum and Renew Chebula Extreme Skin Barrier Cream, in the Super Hydrate Overnight Mask by Paula’s Choice, and in Derma MD Skincare’s Chebula Skin Renew Antioxidant Serum.

Top 10 skincare trends of 2023

Highly coveted in the skincare realm, chebula is starting to appear in many beauty players’ trend predictions for the coming year.

According to the latest report from online cosmetics platform Beauty Pie, chebula is making its way into the top 10 skincare trends of 2023, with a dramatic 922% increase in search volume on Google over the course of a year. The beauty specialist even expects a boom of some cosmetics based on the natural anti-aging ingredient within a few months.