Salix Alba (Willow) Bark Water: What It Is and Products Containing It
Willow Bark Extract contains salicylic acid (BHA) that acts as a natural exfoliant. It is used in acne treatment products or products dedicated for sensitive and acne-prone skin due to its ability to help remove dead skin cells and clear pores, which encourages new skin cells to grow. According to a study from Dermaxime, Willow Bark Extract also contains “phenolic acid, flavonoids, tannis and minerals” for skin rejuvenation.
The possible functions of this key ingredient are: Astringent, skin conditioning, soothing, tonic
INCI: Salix alba bark water
IUPAC Description: Salix alba bark water is an aqueous solution containing volatile oils obtained by the distillation of the bark of the white willow, salix alba l., salicaceae
CAS Number: 84082-82-6