Green Tea with Caffeine provides strong antioxidant properties. This extract is standardized for a higher percentage of caffeine to help with puffiness around the eye.
How to use it
Beginner: Add up to 1 tube to 4 oz of your favorite base cream.
Advanced: This ingredient is recommended for use at up to 1% in formulations. Due to varying solubility of the actives in this extract, we recommend using this in creams. This ingredient can be used in creams, but it is insoluble in oil-based formulas and is partially water-soluble.
This extact will add a distinct yellowish-brown color to formulations that can deepen over time. Store in a cool, dark location.
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Shi, X.; Dalal, N. S.; Jain, A. C. Dep Antioxidant behavior of caffeine: efficient scavenging of hydroxyl radicals. Food and Chemical Toxicology (1991), 29(1), 1-6.
For Topical Use Only, Not Intended for Consumption.
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