Q & A About Alpha Arbutin
Q: What is Alpha Arbutin?
A: Alpha Arbutin is an ingredient extracted from the leaves of the berry fruit. Several types of berries used in the manufacture of Alpha Arbutin are bearberry, blueberry, and cranberry.
Q: What is the function of alpha arbutin for facial skin?
A: Brightens, whitens, and treats hyperpigmentation.
Q: What are the advantages of alpha arbutin over other compounds?
A: Natural whitening, removes hyperpigmentation, brightens dull skin, and is much safer than hydroquinone.
Q: Alpha Arbutin is suitable for what skin type?
A: Alpha Arbutin is suitable for all skin types, including sensitive skin.
Q: Is it safe to use skincare that contains Alpha Arbutin?
A: Very safe because it is sourced from natural ingredients. The maximum level for skincare is 2% for Alpha Arbutin and 7% for Beta Arbutin.
Q: What are the side effects of Alpha Arbutin for facial skin?
A: There are no harmful side effects, unless a person is allergic to certain compounds. It's best to do a test first by applying a cream containing Alpha Arbutin to the surface of the skin. If there is no allergy, then overall its use is safe.
Q: How long does Alpha Arbutin work?
A: For regular use, Alpha Arbutin can improve the health and appearance of facial skin in about 1-2 months. It should be noted that consistency is the key to success, so its use must be routine and coupled with a healthy lifestyle.
Q: Can Alpha Arbutin whiten the face permanently?
A: No, because Alpha Arbutin does not kill melanin but slows down melanin production. So if you feel that your facial skin is too white or glowing, then you should stop or reduce the use of Alpha Arbutin first.
Q: What is the difference between Alpha Arbutin & Beta Arbutin
A: Basically the function of both is the same, namely slowing down the production of melanin in the facial skin. However, many studies have shown that Alpha Arbutin is 10 times stronger than Beta Arbutin.
Q: What is the difference between Alpha Arbutin & Hydroquinone
A: Alpha Arbutin has the same mechanism and function, but is not as aggressive and harmless as hydroquinone. Hydroquinone if used for a long time, can cause permanent damage. While Alpha Arbutin is very safe to use even in the long term.
Q: Can Alpha Arbutin be combined with AHAs?
A: The answer is very clear that is yes! For faster results, you can combine it with AHA products.
Q: What is the most ideal time limit for using Alpha Arbutin?
A: The use of Alpha Arbutin for 3 months has been able to provide maximum results. We recommend that you use Alpha Arbutin for up to 3 months because the results are good.
Q: Does Alpha Arbutin have an expiration date?
A: Yes, you have to check the expiration date on the packaging of skincare products that contain Alpha Arbutin.