Alkaloid of the methylxanthine family; Hydrophilic (soluble in water and insoluble in oil); Density: 1.23g/ cm3; Molar mass: 194.2g/ molecule; Recommended pH for best solubility: 4.5 - 5.5.
Emulsion, colloidal solution, true aqueous solution.
All skin typologies and particularly skin with dark circles, dry or sensitive skin, often prone to redness, skin lacking in radiance and skin prone to sagging. It can also help in some cases of acne; Indicated to reduce the appearance of cellulite, to slow down hair loss and to relieve heavy legs.
Commonly known as:
Dosage required in cosmetic products:
From 3 to 10% (above 10%, caffeine is ineffective because of saturation of the skin penetration).
Part of the plant extracted:
Decongestant, antioxidant, calming, anti-inflammatory, draining, keratolytic, toning, lipolytic, vasoconstrictor (activates blood microcirculation).
Skincare agent, masking agent, perfuming agent.
Distillation (solvents: 1.3 Dimethylurea, Cyanoacetic acid).
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