Alpha Arbutin

What is it?

Alpha Arbutin is a skin-lightening and brightening ingredient that has been increasingly used for its ability to target hyperpigmentation, dark spots, and uneven skin tone.

Alpha Arbutin is a synthetic form of arbutin, a natural compound found in certain plants. It is used for its potential to inhibit the product of melanin, the pigment responsible for skin coloration.


- Reduce Hyperpigmentation

- Skin Brightening & Lightening

- Melanin Inhibition

- Prevention of UV-Induced Damage

Potential Alpha Arbutin Products:

Face Masks

Eye Creams


Frequently Asked Questions

How does the ingredient work?

Alpha Arbutin works by inhibiting the production of melanin, the pigment that gives skin its color. Alpha Arbutin blocks the activity of tyrosinase, an enzyme that is essential for melanin production. When tyrosinase is blocked, less melanin is produced, which results in a lighter skin tone.

Is the ingredient safe for my skin?

Alpha Arbutin is generally considered to be safe for most skin types, including sensitive skin.

Are there any side effects?

Alpha Arbutin is generally considered to be safe for most skin types, however, whenever using skincare products please consult with a dermatologist.

Is this ingredient derived naturally or chemically?

Alpha Arbutin can be both natural and synthetic.

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