arbutin


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arbutin

[är′byüt·ən]
(organic chemistry)
C12H16O7 A bitter glycoside from the bearberry and certain other plants; sometimes used as a urinary antiseptic.
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In a proprietary study by the Seoul University Dermatology Research Center, Whitenol demonstrated superior efficacy compared to Vitamin C, Arbutin, and Kojic acid on the inhibition of melanin synthesis.
In late 2016, Minnavi introduced their 7 Day Sheet Mask with their patented ingredient Whitenol, which is 400 times stronger than Arbutin, a commonly used ingredient for brightening.
Ingredients such as the tyrosinase inhibitors ascorbic acid, kojic acid, arbutin, and hydroquinone will help decrease melanin production, and may improve dark circles caused by increased melanin.
Isorosmanol showed a melanin-inhibiting activity as potent as that of arbutin.
Moreover, the most popular ingredients, such as kojic acid and arbutin, were ineffective for black or Hispanic skin.
Arbutin is a glycosylated hydroquinone found in large amounts in many plants, including those from the families of rosaceous, ericaceous, etc.
Kojic acid, arbutin, and hydroquinone are commonly used to whiten skin and having inhibitory effects on tyrosinase.
This week, let us learn about hydroquinone, kojic acid, arbutin, aloesin, emblica, and mulberry extract, vitamin C, cucumber, lignin peroxidase, and niacinamide, the most popular skin lightening agents that not only treat skin disorders but which are also being used in whitening products today.
Voloboy NL, Smirnov IV, Bondarev AA (2012) Features of diuretic activity of arbutin and hydroquinone.
that uses botanical ActivExtracts, including arbutin to clarify and soften, all while toning and hydrating even the most sensitive skin.
Other lightening agents used are retinoic acid (tretinoin), azelaic acid, kojic acid, isopropylcatechol, N-acetyl-4cysteaminyl- phenol, and certain natural extracts like arbutin, aloesin, flavonoids, hesperidin, soy and many others are being investigated for their ability to produce hypopigmentation.