DESCRIPTION: Bearberry C02 leaf extract is a super-critical carbon extract of the plant with one of the purest (arguably the purest) extract methods. Bearberry contains arbutin, gallic acid, gallotanin, quercetin, myricetin, and kaempferol as active compounds. It shows skin brightening by inhibiting melanin synthesis It also has skin healing and antioxidant skin benefits. As a lipid extract, it offers significant skin barrier protection, anti-ageing benefits, and skin smoothening benefits. Bearberry is also a potent anti-inflammatory agent, it helps soothe inflammation and inhibit premature ageing.
Bearberry CO2 extract is an astringent, antibacterial, circulatory stimulant, and skin lightening active. It is a highly nourishing extraction with anti-ageing benefits. As an added bonus, Bearberry CO2 extract comes in a base of virgin, deodorized Argan oil. (For potency and cost considerations). Argan oil has well-known skin-beautifying ad rejuvenating properties. It is rich in Omega-6 and Omega-9 fatty acids. In addition to polyphenols, vitamin E, and squalane. It also contains rare phytosterols with skin cell renewal, regeneration, and anti-inflammatory properties. Argan oil helps decrease melanin content (In vitro test) by influencing enzymes, proteins, and genes involved in melanin production. Argan oil helps promote an even and lightened skin tone. Argan oil also helps reduce excessive sebum production in oily skin.
Bearberry CO2 extract is a deep red oily liquid and can be used to colour oil-based products.
- Skin toning
- Skin lightening and brightening
- Anti-oxidant protection
- Cell regeneration
- Lightweight and fast-absorbing
- Skin softening and radiance
APPLICATIONS: For serums, oils, creams, lotions, and formulations geared towards skin rejuvenation, lightening, and brightening as well as anti-ageing.
INCI: Arctostaphylos Uva Ursi Leaf (CO2) Extract & Argania Spinosa kernel oil
Use rate: 0.5 – 5.0%
Active Assay: 10.0% min (Bearberry CO2 extract comes with Argan oil due to its high potency and price considerations)
Temperature Sensitivity: Add to cool down phase <40°C
Appearance: Deep red oily liquid that leaves a colour trail
Storage: Store in a cool, dark and dry place