Origin: Synthetic, botanical.
Risks to the environment : /
INCI name: Kojic Acid
Where to find it / them? : Face masks, body lotions/milks, face creams, soaps, serums, face cleansers, eye creams, toners.
Function: Antioxidant, lightening substance.
Risks to health: Potential endocrine disruptor, potential allergen, potential skin irritant, suspected carcinogen, suspected mutagen, potential skin penetration.
More information : Organic compatible (COSMOS standard). Its use is prohibited in Japan.
Concentration allowed by European regulations : Up to 1% in finished cosmetic products.