Alkaloid of the Methylxanthine family; Hydrophilic (soluble in water and insoluble in oil); Density: 1.23 g/cm3; Molar mass: 194.2 g/mol; Recommended pH for best solubility: 4.5 - 5.5.
Emulsion, colloidal solution, true aqueous solution.
All skin types and particularly skin with dark circles, dry or sensitive skin, often prone to redness, skin lacking radiance and skin prone to sagging. It can also help in certain cases of acne; Indicated to reduce the appearance of cellulite, to slow down hair loss and to relieve heavy legs.
Commonly known as:
Dosage required in cosmetic products:
From 3 to 10% (beyond 10%, caffeine is ineffective because there is a phenomenon of saturation of skin penetration).
Part of the plant extracted:
Decongestant, antioxidant, calming, anti-inflammatory, draining, keratolytic, toning, lipolytic, vasoconstrictor (activates blood microcirculation).
Skin care agent, masking agent, fragrance agent.
Distillation (solvents: 1,3 Dimethylurea, Cyanoacetic acid).
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