Alpha Arbutin

What is Alpha Arbutin?
Extracted from berries such as bearberries, blueberries, and cranberries, alpha arbutin is a safe skin brightening ingredient which helps to fade scars and pigmentation result by breakouts and sun damage.

Why is Alpha Arbutin safe?
Hydroquinone well known for brightening the skin, however the bleaching properties in it make it dangerous and been banned in few countries. In contrary, alpha arbutin has similar outcome in lightening the skin, but without the bleaching process. It works by suppressing the enzyme in melanogenesis ( process of melanin production). As a result, brightening the skin.