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Kojic Acid

Kojic Acid

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Kojic Acid, known for its skin-lightening properties, is a compound produced by the fermentation of malting rice and used in various skincare products. Here's an overview of its characteristics and benefits:


  • Production: Derived from the fermentation process involving malting rice, particularly by the fungus Aspergillus Oryzae.
  • Chemical Nature: Belongs to the class of organic compounds known as pyranones and derivatives, featuring a pyran ring with a ketone.
  • Appearance: Available in an off-white powdered form.
  • Solubility: Soluble in water, alcohol, and acetone.
  • Benefits:

    • Skin Lightening: Inhibits the formation of tyrosine, an amino acid involved in melanin production, leading to a lightening effect on the skin.
    • Reduces Hyperpigmentation: Effective in reducing the appearance of age spots, sun damage, and scars.
    • Safe for Skin: Clinical applications have shown that Kojic Acid is safe and non-toxic for human skin when used appropriately.
    • Antimicrobial Effects: Offers some degree of antimicrobial and antibacterial benefits, contributing to skin health.
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