(another name is hydroquinone-β-D-glucoside)
Many skin whitener are derived from the natural source hydroquinone such as:
All of these extracts which are from the naturally occurring plants, contain arbutin (which is also known as hydroquinone-β-D-glucoside).
The Clinic Laser & Cosmetic Surgery Ling has been using this ingredient safely for skin whitening treatment over the past 20 years, together with the PRP, filler (such as Vampire lift), Botox and thread lift.
Arbutin can be used together as a part of the formula for skin care products. The formula component ingredients are listed here includes:
This arbutin can inhibit the melanin synthesis. A higher concentrated and purified arbutin is a highly potent skin whitener.
Since the arbutin is a naturally occurring product, it is a very safe whitener to be used.
Arbutin is derived from the leaves of the following plants such as:
The arbutin has the good and effective melanin-inhibiting property.
Since arbutin occurs naturally, these arbutin and various plant extracts are a very safe alternative to the commonly employed depigmenting whitening synthetic chemical agent.
Many studies have shown the high efficiency of arbutin for whitening the skin. Naturally occurring arbutin exist in two isomer forms: the alpha and beta. The alpha is the more stable isomer and is the preferred form used for skin whitening.