Alpha Arbutin Bearberry Extract - Water Soluble • Skin Brightening • Hyper-Pigmentation • Skin Conditioning
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Alpha-Arbutin (4- Hydroxyphenyl-±-D-glucopyranoside) is a 98% pure hyperpigmentation, a water-soluble, active ingredient extracted from the Bearberry Plant. Alpha-arbutin blocks epidermal melanin synthesis by inhibiting enzymatic oxidation of Tyrosine and Dopa. Arbutin is a derivative of hydroquinone that has fewer side effects because of its slow-release action. It is the more effective, faster, and safer approach to promoting skin-brightening and an even skin tone on all skin types. Alpha-Arbutin also reduces age and sun-related spots and is found in many skin-brightening and skin depigmentation products. Pair this with our Kojic acid for a professional-grade pigmentation product.
This product is a cosmetic product intended for use on the skin only. Alpha arbutin is not approved for ophthalmic use (use in the eyes) and this ingredient should not be used in products intended to be placed in the eyes!
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INCI Nomenclature: Alpha-Arbutin
Appearance: White Powder
Solubility: Water Soluble
Suggested Use Levels: 0.2 - 2%
Formulating Guidelines: Do not exceed 40°C Use at 0.2% when formulated with an exfoliant or penetration enhancer, other products up to 2%. Stable against hydrolysis.
pH: 3.5 - 6.6
Storage: Protect from light and store in a cool, dry location.
Shelf life: 36 months
This product should be added to a formulation at the recommended usage rate.
Common Uses: Alpha-arbutin is a naturally occurring antioxidant and skin brightener that is naturally found in the bearberry plant. It reduces melanin formation, improving the appearance of age spots, and melasma. In addition, Alpha-Arbutin prevents future freckles and hyperpigmentation from developing, even after a sunburn. It brightens your complexion making your skin look healthier and more vibrant.
External Use Only; Cosmetic & Personal Care Formulations Only.