Use Rate: Just .2% to 2%
More than enough to make a 100 gm or
3.6 oz Cream
Add 2 gm Alpha-Arbutin
First, dissolve with water by adding drop by drop of water to the alpha-arbutin in a separate bowl, then stir dissolved alpha-arbutin into your cream, gel or lotion~! If your cream is very thick and stiff, you may want to remove from container, place in another bowl, use hand mixer to mix, then transfer back to the container.
Important: Always use Sunscreen when using this product~! All skin lighteners reduce your ability to guard your skin from the sun's rays. Use a higher SPF to counter =)
Description: Alpha-Arbutin (4-Hydroxyphenyl-D-lucopyranoside) is a synthetic and
functional active ingredient for skin lightening. Crystalline, white
powder. Water-soluble. Stable in the pH range from 3.5-6.5.
INCI Name: Alpha-arbutin.
Properties: Alpha-Arbutin blocks epidermal melanin biosynthesis by inhibiting
enzymatic oxidation of Tyrosine and Dopa. Promotes skin lightening and
an even skin tone on all skin types. Minimizes liver spots.
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.
Application: All kinds of skin-lightening products including lotions, creams, makeup products.
Use rate is .2% - 2% (one percent
to five percent) of the total batch weight. Increased use rates may cause skin
sensitization. Always test first.
Adding Alpha-Arbutin to formulations
is easy. Since this material is water soluble, simply measure out the required
amount and dissolve into the water phase of your formula. If you have an
already existing lotion to which you would like to add alpha-arbutin, dissolve the
material in a small amount of distilled water and add to the base. Mix well
with a stick blender or other mechanical stirrer.
You MUST USE SUNSCREEN while using this ingredient~!
This is an ingredient and I cannot be held responsible for the skill level of the person mixing solutions.
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