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Skin Brightening and Lightening

Posted in Health: Beauty  ~  June 02, 2013 01:31:45 PM

If you're looking for a way to lighten dark spots, freckles and sun damage or scars, then there are skin brightening products available. Question is, do they work? I must admit I have seen a lot of products where people are not exactly impressed. When you see a dermatologist, you might find that you'll wind up with products such as hydroquinine or other harsh chemicals that bleach the skin, but when you read the warnings on these products, you find that what you're doing to your skin could have negative side effects if you're not careful.

Natural Ingredients With Skin Brightening Effects

I remember as a little girl, people used to rub lemon on their skin to hide freckles. I even tried it! Today I don't have any freckles on my nose…but did I really have that many as a child? I don't remember.

The idea behind natural skin lightening products is to use natural ingredients to lighten your skin effectively, without the harsh side effects. No peeling or drying and no risk of rashes or irritation. All you’ll see is super soft, radiant skin with great results. No more sun damage and no more age spots and if you have scars on your face, these natural ingredients should get rid of them.

You'll find that some lightening products contain natural ingredients called Alpha-Arbutin. This ingredient actually blocks melanin from forming in the skin so all you see is soft, glowing, even toned skin.

Another ingredient is Kojic acid, which is formed during the making of the Japanese wine known as Saki. This has been found safe and effective in lightening dark skin pigmentation on any skin type, even sensitive skin.

Are They More Than Just Brightening Creams?

In addition to being skin lighteners, many have the added benefit of moisturizing and helping to prevent aging. So, if you're fighting fine lines and wrinkles too, some products have Allantoin and Vitamin A Palmitate, which converts into the active ingredient found in Retin A that many dermatologists prescribe.

Vitamin A has been proven to improve cellular turnover and increase the ability to heal and it is very effective in fighting the signs of aging, such as fine lines and wrinkles.

If you're looking for a way to brighten your skin and really get great results, but don't want to use harsh chemicals that your skin might be too sensitive for, then you might want to consider using a natural product to help you with your skin pigment problems. Not only will you find that you have even toned, clear skin, but you’ll love the moisturizing and anti aging properties some of these products offer.