Superior skin lightening enhancer for a perfect even skin tone

Skin bioactives

The perfect skin care brightening ingredient for a lighter and even skin tone

In many regions of the world, the concept of beauty is inseparably linked to a light skin tone. The biggest concern for consumers is finding the right product. Thanks to its high efficacy, ALPHA-ARBUTIN has gained wide acceptance and is rated highly by people from all walks of life. Cosmetic products with the skincare ingredient ALPHA-ARBUTIN typically activate skin lightness by inhibiting tyrosinase, one of the major enzymes involved in the formation of skin tan and age spots. ALPHA-ARBUTIN reduces the degree of skin tanning after UV exposure and helps to minimize the appearance of liver spots.

Product Features

  • INCI name (active): Alpha-Arbutin
  • Scientifically proven effects at low concentrations 
  • More effective at 1.0% than Beta-Arbutin in vivo
    - Nine times more effective than Beta-Arbutin in vitro
    - Outstanding tyrosinase inhibition activity in vitro
  • Highly pure biosynthetic active ingredient
  • High performing enzyme related biotechnology
  • Does not contain intentionally added substances regulated/listed as preservative
  • Halal compliant (porcine and alcohol free, not certified)



  • Ensures an even, lighter skin tone after only one month
  • Reduces the degree of skin tanning after UV exposure
  • Helps to minimize the appearance of liver spots


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Mode of Action

ALPHA-ARBUTIN exhibits impressive tyrosinase inhibition and is nine times more effective than Beta-Arbutin. Very low IC50 values indicates the power of ALPHA-ARBUTIN. The outstanding efficacy of ALPHA-ARBUTIN is due to its perfect affinity to the active site of tyrosinase.

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Formulations Featured

  • Skin whitening lotion formulation

    The skin whitening lotion formulation contains the skin care ingredient ALPHA-ARBUTIN which has excellent whitening properties. A range of UV-A and B filters protect the skin from sun damages.

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