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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

BONAJOUR Eggplant Daily Bha Toner Epionce Lite Lytic Tx Epionce Lytic Sport Tx Epionce Lytic Tx Skin Actives Zit Ender iS Clinical White Lightening Complex Brickell Men's Products Balancing Toner For Men Eminence Organics Acne Advanced Clarifying Hydrator Eminence Organics Clear Skin Probiotic Masque Eminence Organics Clear Skin Willow Bark Booster-Serum Eminence Organics Clear Skin Willow Bark Exfoliating Peel Epionce Lytic Plus Tx Epionce Melanolyte Tx Skin Therapy Eternal Jellyfish Complex Rejuvenating Gel Exfoliator Tata Harper Resurfacing Mask innisfree Green Tea Fresh Skin lavera Anti-Pickel Gel Bio-Minze Kinky Curly Come Clean Shampoo LEEGEEHAAM Tea Tree 70 Bha Toner Moon Shower Adaptogenic Spa Mist SEPHORA COLLECTION Face Mask Pearl Face Mask iS Clinical Eye Complex Eminance Bright Skin Overnight Correcting Cream Florence by Mills One Swipe Glow Wipe Treatment Pads Herbivore Botanicals Jasmine Green Tea Balancing Toner Isntree Green Tea Fresh Toner Mediheal Teatree Care Solution Essential Mask Ex Nu'trir Nourishing Cleansing Oil Paula's Choice Skin Balancing Oil-Absorbing Mask Pyunkang Yul Acne Toner Secret Key Tea Tree Refresh Calming Toner Tata Harper Repairative Moisturizer skyn ICELAND Anti-Blemish Gel With Willow Bark BIOSSANCE Squalane + Tea Tree Balancing Oil Benton Snail Bee High Content Mask Cellex-C Betaplex Line Smoother Hanyul Mentha Trouble Toner Kinship Insta Swipe Lemon Honey Aha Pads Klairs Midnight Blue Calming Sheet Mask Marlowe Facial Moisturizer Sidmool Redcure Ruddyderm Serum Tata Harper Clarifying Mask The Body Shop Tea Tree Skin Clearing Foaming Cleanser URANG True Rose Repair Essence skyn ICELAND Nordic Skin Peel BONAJOUR Propolis Serum Cellex-C Betaplex Fresh Complexion Mist Dr Ceuracle Tea Tree Purifine 70 Toner EltaMD Am Therapy Facial Moisturizer Erborian Bamboo Matte Lotion