Hydroquin 2 Lightening Serum
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Benefits: This lightening serum is designed to assist the skin in eliminating melasma and brown spots. It is gentle enough to be used on a daily basis and strong enough to work effectively. It is formulated with Hydroquinone, Glycolic Acid, and Kojic Acid, its active ingredients. This 3-ingredient system helps to eliminate most spots within 7-8 weeks of daily usage and helps to prevent them from reappearing. Use only as directed and always use sunscreen to prevent against further sun damage.
Our guarantee: If this product does not work for you, email us for a hassle free return. We strive for customer satisfaction and will provide only the best in product quality and customer service. Since every persons skin type is different, a product may not work for everyone. Email us and we will take care of any questions or concerns you may have.
Sunburn alert: This product contains Alpha Hydroxy Acid (AHA) that is likely increase your skin's sensitivity to the sun and particularly the possibility of sunburn. Use a sunscreen, wear protective clothing, and limit sun exposure while using this product and for a week afterward.
Directions: If affected area will not be exposed to the sun, you can use twice daily. If area will be in any way exposed to the sun, use once daily at night. Apply a thin layer of product only to the treatment area and rub in well. Please note that hydroquinone products lighten indiscriminately, so if you want to lighten certain darker areas only, it is important to keep the product away from normal colored skin. Skin lightening is a gradual process that may require several treatments. The key to a good skin lightening is how well you care for your skin and avoid excessive sun exposure. Use broad spectrum sunscreen SPF 30+ when outdoors.
I have melasma due to menopause.Will your melasma serum work for me? Each individual has a unique balance of hormones. During perimenopause and menopause this unique balance can be disrupted. This can result in many changes to your body including an excess production of melanin resulting in melasma. This cream will help to control excess production of melanin, but if your body keeps producing the excess melanin, then once, you stop using the product, the hyperpigmentation may return. The first steps to take are to take a look at your diet and lifestyle and make the necessary changes in order to reduce the risk of Candida overgrowth and estrogenic activity in the body. It is also necessary to use proper sun protection on a regular basis, and reduce stress levels as much as possible. We recommend consulting with your physician to determine a strategy for balancing your hormones. Once the hormones are balanced, this product will fade the hyperpigmentation and it should not return.
I have black skin, which products will work for me? Our products are formulated for all skin types and tones. They can be used by African Americans with darker skin tones; however, results may take longer to be appreciated due to certain differences in darker skin types. African American skin tends to have more layers is thicker and more compact than light skin. Skin lightening is not always easy to achieve for all individuals. It all depends on genetics, resistancy of skin, and thickness of skin. Your skin will only lighten as far as it allows. This can be 1-4 shades. This part depends mostly on genetics.
Usage Tips: Do not perform any strong facial treatments when using product. If pain, rash or intense redness occurs when using this treatment, discontinue use and consult with your dermatologist.
Skin types: For non-sensitive skin types.
What is the shelf Life of this product? This product has a shelf life of 1 year. It is recommended that product be used within 3 months of opening.
Ingredients: Active: Glycolic Acid, 2% Hydroquinone, Kojic Acid, Lactic Acid. Inactive: Distilled Water, Propylene glycol, Rice BranOil (Oryza Sativa (Rice) Bran Oil), Grapeseed Oil (Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil), [Sodium acrylate, acryloyldimethyl taurate copolymer, isohexadecane, polysorbate 80], Titanium Dioxide, Silk Peptide (Hydrolyzed Silk), Potassium Sorbate, Grapefruit Seed Extract (Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Seed Extract, Glycerin), Lactobacillus Ferment
More about ingredients
Kojic Acid: Kojic Acid is a by-product in the fermentation process of malting rice. Since the enzyme Tyrosinase contains copper, Kojic Acid is able to effectively chelate (remove) the copper by lowering the PH level around Tyrosinase. Once the copper cofactor is removed, Tyrosinase activity is suppressed and hence so is melanin production.
Glycolic Acid: Glycolic acid is a naturally occurring AHA acid derived from cane sugar. 99% of the AHAs used in the beauty industry are synthetically produced, but here at ASDM Beverly Hills, our glycolic acid is naturally sourced from cane sugar. Topically applying glycolic acid helps to chemically exfoliate the epidermis, removing dead & dull skin and bringing new skin to the surface.
Hydroquinone: Hydroquinone is considered the primary topical ingredient for inhibiting melanin production. Its components have potent antioxidant abilities. Hydroquinone is a strong inhibitor of melanin production, meaning that it prevents skin from making the substance responsible for skin color.
Lactic Acid: Lactic Acid peels are alpha hydroxy acids. These peels are more gentle on the skin than Glycolic and Salicylic peels. Moisturizing peel. Increases collagen production, resurfaces skin, improves skin texture. Reduces the appearance of uneven skin tone.