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4-Hexylresorcinol by Aurocos Speciality Chemicals acts as a skin lightening agent. It can reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles on skin, increases protection against UV-A and UV-B rays. It improves skin barrier against pollution and sun exposure. It is a chemical compound with anaesthetic, antiseptic and antihelmintic properties. It exhibits powerful melanin inhibiting properties. 4-Hexylresorcinol is used in skin- and sun care formulations.
  • Lightening / Whitening Agents
  • Sunscreen Agents > UV Filters / Sunscreens
  • Anti-pollution Agents
  • Anti-wrinkle Agents
  • protections
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Find products that are predicted to be compatible with 4-Hexylresorcinol.

This list of compatible products is generated out of estimated HSP values. A practical determination of these HSP values would provide higher certainty.
Learn more about Hansen Solubility Parameters (HSP) and their use in predictive formulation.

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