Alpha-arbutin (4-Hydroxyphenyl,α-D-glucopyranoside) is a synthetic and functional active ingredient for skin lightening. Biosynthetic ingredient, derived from bearberry. Stable in the pH range from 5-7.
- Promotes skin lightening and an even skin tone on all skin types
- Reduces the degree of skin tanning after UV exposure
- Helps to minimize the appearance of liver spots
Recommended concentration 0.2-2%, add to water phase of formula, best results use product containing alpha-arbutin for at least 2-3 months. Add to formula at temperature <40oC (104oF). Ideal pH range 5-7. For external use only.
All kinds of skin-lightening products including lotions, creams, makeup products.