Caffeine, Anhydrous USP
Caffeine is a multifunctional, pharmaceutical grade, active ingredient that presents interesting possibilities for the formulation of personal care products and cosmeceuticals, where the same stimulating effects can be seen from topical use as are seen with internal use.
Caffeine is being used more, and more, in the cosmetics, and personal care, industry due to it's definite impact on fluids and the way that they are stored. Well known for it's ability to increase micro circulation, and reduce puffiness, it is recognized as one of the best actives for dark circles and puffiness.
Because of the circulation enhancement it is also well known for its ability to reduce water retention in the tissues resulting in a slenderizing effect. In a Journal of Cosmetic Medicine (2008) article it was reported to have been very effective for 80% of the subjects tested. The treatment was analyzed after 30 days with 2x daily applications of a 7% treatment. Noticeable slimming effects were noted for the lower and upper thighs as well as the hips.
||White / Off White / Free Flowing Powder
||Cool / Tightly Sealed / Protected from direct Heat / Moisture
||4 years / Properly Stored / Handled
- Add to Water Phase
- From 0.1 TO 1.0%
- skin care: 0.1 to 0.5%
- body care: 0.5 to 1.0%
- hair care: 0.1 to 0.7%
- improved tone, texture and smoothness
- reduced dark circles and puffiness
- slimming (tissue reduction)
- anti aging skin care products
- tightening eye creams
- treatment products geared toward slimming
NOTE :: There are many people who are sensitive to the stimulating effects of caffeine. The same effect that one might get from the consumption of caffeine, one will get from the topical use of caffeine. Caffeine should not be used by anyone who is sensitive to those stimulating effects. Use with caution until you know how you will respond to its effects.
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