Purity Grade:No purity grade applicable
Appearance:Crystalline, white powder
Storage:Store light-protected at a cool and dry place
Country of Origin:China
Raw Material Source:Hydroquinone, dextrine
Manufacture:Alpha-arbutin is produced by reacting hydroquinone and dextrine (a sugar) with a glycosylating enzyme.
Animal Testing:Not animal tested
Vegan:Does not contain animal-derived components
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.