Face Serum for Skin Discoloration. DESCRIPTION HOW TO USE SCIENCE & PROOF KEY INGREDIENTS SKIN TYPE: Normal, Dry, Oily, Combination SKIN CONCERN: Discoloration FEATURES: This skin serum targets the look of uneven skin tone to achieve brighter, more even-looking skin. Discoloration Defense is a layerable daily use serum clinically proven to reduce the appearance of key types of skin discoloration in all skin tones. Formulated with 3% tranexamic acid, 1% kojic acid, 5% niacinamide, and 5% HEPES, this formula brightens skin and evens skin tone in as early as 2 weeks. BENEFITS: Reduces the look of uneven skin tone, improve brightness, and minimize the reoccurrence of discoloration (with continued use) Paraben-, fragrance-, silicone-, gluten-, and hydroquinone-free Ideal at-home complement to professional skin discoloration treatments, such as chemical peels or non-ablative laser; always consult with a physician for individual regimen recommendations Apply 3-5 drops of SkinCeuticals skin discoloration serum, twice daily For morning use, apply skin serum after a SkinCeuticals vitamin C serum and follow with a SkinCeuticals broad spectrum SPF 50+ sunscreen. Lessen your skin's sun exposure while using this skin serum. Do not use on irritated or broken skin. If irritation occurs, discontinue use. An abundance of everyday elements—including UV exposure, prescription drugs, and some professional treatments—can trigger production of melanin in the skin’s lowest epidermal layers. This excess melanin rises to the surface of the skin, causing frequent and visible skin discoloration. Discoloration on skin can manifest in a range of ways, including post-acne marks and stubborn brown patches on the cheekbones, forehead, and upper lip. Discoloration Defense uses a combination of potent and proven brightening ingredients—including new tranexamic acid—to address key types of skin discoloration. 3% Tranexamic Acid This ingredient improves the look of uneven skin tone. Optimal results occur with continued use. 1% Kojic Acid Naturally produced by certain fungi, kojic acid helps improve skin brightness. 5% Niacinamide Also known as vitamin B3, this water-soluble vitamin is found naturally in yeast, meat, fish, milk, eggs, green vegetables, beans, and cereal grains. This ingredient is known to help reduce the appearance of skin discoloration.
Retinol Face Cream. DESCRIPTION HOW TO USE SCIENCE & PROOF KEY INGREDIENTS SKIN TYPE: Normal, Oily, Combination SKIN CONCERN: Discoloration, Acne, Aging FEATURES: Say goodbye to fine lines and wrinkles with Retinol 0.3. A concentrated facial retinol cream formulated with pure retinol, designed to improve the appearance of visible signs of aging and pores while minimizing breakouts. Introducing Retinol 0.3, the best retinol cream to help improve the visible signs of aging. This retinol cream is recommended for first-time retinol users. Taken as a night cream, this potent treatment features 0.3% pure retinol enhanced with the latest stabilization and delivery technologies to ensure a steady, even release. Designed with soothing bisabolol to minimize irritation and specially packaged to preserve its potency, this retinol anti aging cream helps improve the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, discoloration, blemishes, and pores by accelerating cellular turnover on facial skin. Retinol 0.3 is ideal for continued use or for conditioning skin as a prerequisite to SkinCeuticals Retinol 0.5 BENEFITS: Promotes cellular turnover Improves the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, discoloration, pores, and blemishes Formulated to minimize irritation commonly associated with the use of retinol creams Specialized packaging preserves retinol potency Non-comedogenic, paraben-, fragrance-, and gluten-free Ideal for skin new to retinol use Apply a pea size amount at night to clean dry skin, avoiding the eye area. Allow product to absorb before applying other skincare products. Limit initial use to once or twice a week, gradually increasing frequency to every other night, then every night as tolerated. Establish a level of skin tolerance prior to regular application. Always use a high-protection, broad spectrum sunscreen when using this product, as retinol may increase photosensitivity. Dermatologists have been using topical retinols extensively to help combat and reverse the visual effects of aging, such as wrinkles, laxity, and discoloration on facial skin. Choosing to use retinol is ideal as they accelerate cell turnover, and can also improve blemishes and the appearance of pores. The retinol molecule is highly-sensitive and vulnerable to breakdown if not properly protected. Retinol 0.3 employs an optimized delivery system and protective packaging to ensure stability and efficacy of pure retinol. 0.3% Retinol A derivative of vitamin A, this powerful molecule promotes cell turnover to help improve the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and discoloration. It also proven to help minimize blemishes and refine the appearance of pores. Soothing complex This skin-calming blend of bisabolol (derived from the chamomile plant) and boswellia serrata extract (derived from frankincense) provides soothing benefits and helps comfort the skin.
Face exfoliator. DESCRIPTION HOW TO USE SCIENCE & PROOF KEY INGREDIENTS SKIN TYPE: Normal, Dry, Oily, Combination, Sensitive SKIN CONCERN: Sensitized, Dehydrated, Discoloration, Acne, Aging FEATURES: Enjoy a skin resurfacing experience with Retexturizing Activator. This oil-free face serum exfoliates skin while replenishing moisture for radiant, smooth, skin The best face serum for skin resurfacing. Retexturing Activator is a revolutionary formula, designed specifically to replenish and resurface skin to reinforce the skins barrier for healthier, more radiant skin. Using patented technology, this unique serum is highly effective in promoting proper exfoliation while optimizing the skins amino acid supply to reinforce the external barrier. This oil-free face serum has the resurfacing power of daily 20% glycolic acid treatment. BENEFITS: Bi-functional exfoliation and hydration Diminishes the appearance of surface lines and smoothes skin Increases the look of overall radiance Balances moisture levels Ideal for all skin types Stimulates enzymes that help break the bonds that bind dead cells to the surface of the skin, to diminish surface lines and wrinkles Apply 4-6 drops of serum to the face, neck, and chest, or use as directed by a skincare professional. For use twice daily. In order to activate skin’s natural desquamation, or removal of dead skin cells, and visibly diminish surface lines without dryness, Retexturing Activator harnesses two pillars – exfoliation and hydration. This face exfoliator is demonstrated to have the resurfacing power of a daily 20% glycolic acid treatment. 25% hydroxyethyl urea/aminosulfonic acid compound This unique patented combination of ingredients is designed to stimulate enzymes that help break the bonds binding dead skin cells to skins surface, to evenly exfoliate skin while maintaining the skins moisture levels. Kombucha A byproduct of the tea fermentation process, this naturally-derived ingredient promotes radiant, soft, smooth skin. Hyaluronic acid This powerful natural humectant provides long lasting hydration to improve the look of skin texture.