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Kojic Acid

Kojic Acid

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This organic off-white glossy powdered acid is a result of the microbiological fermentation caused by fungi or by malting rice.

 INCL name- Kojic Acid

Molecular formula- C6H6O4/C37H64O6

Alternate names- Kojic Acid (5-hydroxy-2-hydroxymethyl-4-pyrone), Hexadecanoic Acid

Purity - 99%

 BENEFITS AND USES-

  • This mild acid is a powerful anti-oxidant and exhibits anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, and anti-aging benefits. 
  • It is revered for its use as a skin-lightening ingredient all over the world.
  • It significantly reduces dark spots and hyper-pigmentation and is a safer alternative to hydroquinone.
  • It can be found in creams, lotions, serums, and even soaps.
  • It acts as an anti-tumor and a radioprotective agent.
  • As a food additive, it prevents oil from going rancid.

 HOW IT WORKS-

  • It begets the desired skin-lightening effect by blocking the formation of tyrosine.
  • This blockage of tyrosine eventually prevents the production of melanin.

 CONCENTRATION AND SOLUBILITY

  • Conventionally, the concentration for use in skincare products is 1%-4%.
  • It is soluble in water, alcohol, and oils.