BRIGHTENING COMPLEX is a distinctive formula that safely and effectively brightens the appearance of the skin with beneficial moisturizing properties. Utilizing an innovative blend of proprietary brightening ingredients and pharmaceutical-grade botanicals, this high-performance formula concentrates on not one or two but all five mechanisms that contribute to the look of uneven skin tone.
Description | Medium-viscosity off-white to yellow opaque cream
PH Level | 3.3 pH +/- 0.5
Retail Size | 30 g
Dosage | Small amount per application
• Helps improve the appearance of uneven skin tone
• Rejuvenates the look of aging skin
• Increases hydration of the skin
• Provides controlled exfoliation
• All skin types
• Hyperpigmentation (face and body)
• Fine lines and wrinkles
• Rough, uneven skin texture
• Blotchy, uneven complexion
• Age spots
HOW TO USE
Apply a small amount to clean skin, smoothing over face and neck or areas affected by pigmentation irregularities.
KEY INGREDIENT FEATURES
Salix Alba (Willow) Bark Extract (Source of Salicylic Acid) 18.0%
Encourages desquamation by “dissolving” intercellular “cement” with no inflammatory effects. Also deep-cleans pores and removes debris within hair follicles.
Glycerin, Squalane and Imperata Cylindrica Root Extract 12.0%
Proprietary compound optimizes and reinforces collagen synthesis and moisture absorption in the skin.
Hyaluronic Acid (Botanically Derived) 11.0%
Humectant; demonstrates hydrophilic properties – attracts and binds up to 1800 times its molecular weight in water.
Saccharum Officinarum (Sugar Cane) Extract (Source of Glycolic Acid) 7.0%
Desquamation agent that encourages exfoliation of stratum corneum.
Vaccinium Myrtillus (Bilberry) Fruit/Leaf Extract (Source of Lactic Acid) 5.7%
Desquamation agent with moisturizing properties; enhances exfoliation of the stratum corneum without dehydrating the skin.
Ascophyllum Nodosum Extract (Norwegian Kelp Extract) 5.0%
Interrupts communication between melanocyte and keratinocyte and increases controlled exfoliation, helping to remove pigmented areas.
Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate 5.0%
A lipid soluble analogue of L-ascorbic acid (vitamin C). Potent antioxidant and free radical scavenger. Lightens by inhibiting
melanin synthesis, which is necessary for healthy collagen synthesis. Inhibits MMP enzymes.
Inhibits tyrosinase enzymes that produce melanin, thereby controlling hyperpigmentation.
Polyporus Umbellatus (Mushroom) Extract (Source of Kojic Acid) 1.0%
Inhibits tyrosinase enzymes that produce melanin, thereby controlling hyperpigmentation. Also exhibits powerful antibacterial, antimicrobial and antibiotic properties.
Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract 0.5%
Antioxidant with anti-inflammatory, anti-irritant, and wound healing properties. Acts as a depigmentation agent.