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  • Alpha arbutin

    Posted by Rana_91 on May 17, 2024 at 4:10 pm


    I made an alpha arbutin serum with these ingredients:

    Alpha arbutin 2%

    Glycerin 3%

    Propylene glycol 3%

    Sodium hyaluronate 0.5%

    Phenoxyethanol 1%

    It changed its color and turned brown.. what should i add to make it stable

    chemicalmatt replied 4 weeks ago 2 Members · 1 Reply
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  • chemicalmatt

    May 21, 2024 at 12:23 pm

    Add a little bit of lactic acid to steady the pH at 5.0 - 6.0 and a bit of mannitol to inhibit redox reactions with light, oxidizers.

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