DESCRIPTION: SalicWhite (Potassium Methoxysalicylate) is a novel skin lightening agent with a structure similar to salicylic acid in structure along with some of its properties. It inhibits the first two steps of melanogenesis (the process of skin darkening). It prevents excessive skin darkening, and excessive pigment deposition, and balances normal skin proliferation (keratolytic) which leads to a lighter skin tone. It improves the smoothness of the skin.
Strengthens the skin barrier function
Inhibits melanin formation
Normalizes the keratinization process
Non-irritating when used as directed
Electrolyte – not suitable with electrolyte-sensitive polymers (like carbomer)
APPLICATIONS: In creams, lotions gels, serums, masks, scrubs, etc. for skin lightening formulations
INCI: Potassium Methoxysalicylate
Use Rate: 1.0 – 3.0%
Temperature Stability: Heat stable up to 60°C
pH Stability: 3.5 – 6.5
Appearance: White to off-white crystalline powder
Storage: Store in a cool, dark, and dry place
This is a cosmetic raw material and is meant for external use only in cosmetic formulations. As with all of our materials, it should not be taken internally. Tidesmark is not responsible for product compatibility. We advise everyone to test ingredients for performance, compatibility, and safety prior to committing to larger quantities. Keep all products out of reach of children. For more information, please see our terms and conditions page.