mulberry extract

Plant Extracts

Due to its naturally occurring components known as mulberroside A and F, this non-fragrant plant extract has shown potential to prevent excess melanin production , though concentration protocols haven’t been established, so it’s best to look for mulberry extract in combination with other proven skin-lightening ingredients (Sources: PLoS One, eCollection, October 2014; Food and Chemical Toxicology, December 2011, pages 3,038-3,045; and Biological and Pharmaceutical Bulletin, August 2002, pages 1,045-1,048).

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