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.
USE: 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.
SOLUBILITY: Soluble in water.
APPLICATIONS: All kinds of skin-lightening products including lotions, creams, makeup products.
STORAGE: Store light-protected in a cool and dry place.