INCI name : Arbutin
Effects : Whitening
Arbutin is a main component of bearberry and is widely known as a skin whitener.
- Chemical name : hydroquinone-β-D-glucopyranoside
- Type : BETA ARBUTIN
- Recommend dosage : 2 ~ 5%
ARBUTIN restrains the formation of freckles caused by the localized accumulation of pigment and hinders melanin biosynthesis caused by skin aging. On top of its great whitening effect, ARBUTIN is also very safe material with wide use history in cosmetics worldwide.
Tyrosinase inhibition of β-Arbutin
Ingibitory effects of Arbutin, hydroquinone,
kojic acid and ascorbic acid on tyrosinase activity in