Alpha-arbutin is a water soluble, functional ingredient used to promote skin lightening and an even skin tone.
It works by blocking melanin biosynthesis in the skin by blocking the enzymatic oxidation of Tyrosine and L-Dopa.
Comes as a white crystaline powder, add during the water phase of formulations between 0.2 - 2%
Best results are achieved after several months of use.
This product is intended for external use only