Salix Alba Bark Extract

Also-called-like-this: White Willow Bark Extract
What-it-does: soothing, astringent


The extract coming from the bark of the White Willow, a big (25 m/80 ft.) tree that likes to live on riverbanks. It's famous for containing anti-inflammatory natural salicylates (this powder, for example, is standardized to contain 53-65%), a close chemical relative to famous exfoliant salicylic acid.

Thanks to its salicin content, willow bark is often touted as a natural alternative to salicylic acid, though it's quite questionable how effective it is as a chemical exfoliant in the tiny amounts used in cosmetics. Apart from soothing salicin, it also contains flavonoids and phenolic acids that give willow bark tonic, astringent, and antiseptic properties.

Products with Salix Alba Bark Extract

Skin Actives Zit Ender iS Clinical White Lightening Complex Skin Therapy Eternal Jellyfish Complex Rejuvenating Gel Exfoliator Tata Harper Resurfacing Mask innisfree Green Tea Fresh Skin lavera Anti-Pickel Gel Bio-Minze LEEGEEHAAM Tea Tree 70 Bha Toner SEPHORA COLLECTION Face Mask Pearl Face Mask Eminance Bright Skin Overnight Correcting Cream Herbivore Botanicals Jasmine Green Tea Balancing Toner Isntree Green Tea Fresh Toner (Old Version) Isntree Green Tea Toner Nu'trir Nourishing Cleansing Oil Tata Harper Repairative Moisturizer Benton Snail Bee High Content Mask Klairs Midnight Blue Calming Sheet Mask Sidmool Redcure Ruddyderm Serum Tata Harper Clarifying Mask URANG True Rose Repair Essence skyn ICELAND Nordic Skin Peel EltaMD Am Therapy Facial Moisturizer Farmacy Honeymoon Glow Aha Resurfacing Night Serum Manyo Factory Galactomy Clearskin Aha/Bha Exfoliation Toner Sidmool Bee Therapy Mineral Serum innisfree Bija Trouble Lotion Benton Snail Bee High Content Skin MUN Anarose Hydrating Rose Toner Manyo Factory Galactomy T-Serum Sidmool Snail Brightening Liposome Essence Tata Harper Clarifying Spot Solution Tata Harper Concentrated Brightening Essence The Body Shop Tea Tree Skin Clearing Mattifying Toner iS Clinical Cleansing Complex CNP Laboratory 2-Step Quick Soothing S.O.S Mask Juice Beauty Blemish Clearing Serum Kiehl’s Glow Formula Skin Hydrator Luzern Laboratories Serum Absolut We3 Rohr Remedy Rosalina Face Cleanser Scinic Peptide Ampoule 95 Shero Science 2-In-1 Pore Purifying Cleansing Gel Sidmool Honey Berry Sparkle Serum 100% Pure Fermented Rice Water Toner Hello Skin Whoa Whoa Soothing Mask Isntree Clear Skin Bha Toner SkinMedica Rejuvenative Toner The Body Shop Tea Tree Targeted Gel Benton Snail Bee High Content Essence Dermalogica Ultracalming Cleanser Go-To Properly Clean Isntree Clear Skin Ab Peeling Pads