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INCI: Dipotassium Phosphate

What is Dipotassium Phosphate?

Dipotassium phosphate, also known as DKP in shorter form, is synthetic, inorganic salt that is highly water-soluble. It comes as a texture of colorless and odorless white crystals or powder. It absorbs moisture quickly, so it has to be stored properly.

Use & Benefits:

Dipotassium phosphate is a chelant or a sequestrant. It is actually a type of preservative. When Dipotassium phosphate is added to any formulation, it attracts polyvalent cations such as iron, nickel or copper, which otherwise form complexes with other actives and may degrade the formulation by oxidation. It is also used as a buffering agent to maintain a certain level of an acidic environment in any product. Certain product decomposes when there is a pH change, because of other ingredient or some impurities, the buffering agent lowers the pH to formulation to produce its effect fully. In regulatory status, it comes as GRAS (Generally recognized as safe).

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Step 1: Select a nourishing base compatible with your skin, and your desired moisturization level

Step 2: Complete your treatment with up to four active ingredients for consistent and occasional use.

Step 3: Insert your base and up to four actives ingredients into your Lesielle device to produce a fresh single dose of face cream on demand when you need it.

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