Arbutin is one of the many commonly used skin lightening agent. It is a glycoside extracted from plant source. It inhibits tyrosinase and thus prevents the formation of melanin. Though arbutin is a natural derivative of hydroquinone. It does not possesses side effects as synthetic hydroquinone.
Kojic acid acts as a microphage activator. It is a safe alternative to hydroquinone for mild to moderate facial dyscromia.Kojic acid is a chelation agent produced by several species of fungi, especially Aspergillus oryzae, which has the Japanese common name koji. Kojic acid is a by-product in the fermentation process of malting rice, for use in the manufacturing of sake, the Japanese rice wine. It is a mild inhibitor of the formation of pigment in plant and animal tissues, and is used in food and cosmetics to preserve or change colors of substances.
Glycolic acid is a alpha hydorxy acid or known as AHA's. Glycolic acid in MEDIS-SLC provides skin lightening effect by promoting gentle exfoliation. It safely removes the outer layer of dead skin cells on your skin, bringing fresh, new skin to the surface. Glycolic acid encourages cell turnover that helps not only to even out skin discoloration but also helps to minimize fine lines and wrinkles.
Octylmethoxycinnamate is a sun blocking agent that absorbs ultraviolet radiation in UVB range. UVB radiation affects the epidermal layer of the skin,because it has ability to penetrate up to the stratum basale and may induce damage on the DNA and surpasses the immune response of the skin.When exposed to sunlight octylmethoxycinnamate is converted into a less UV absorbent form and prevent from damages from the ultraviolet radiations.
LIQUORICE plant serves many skin care benefits. The active ingredient that is accountable for the skinís whitening aspect of the plant is known as glabridin. Glabridin inhibits pigmentation by preventing tyrosinase activation. Studies have shown that it can provide a considerable skin brightening effect while remaining non-toxic to the melanin forming cells. It is very important for any skin lightening formulation to have accurate content of glabridinto ensure that the formulation is functionally effective.
Effective along with the treatments for hyperpigmentation, including age spots, melasma, sun damage and other discolorations.
Wash the skin surface thoroughly and pat dry it before application. Take a small quantity of this lotion and gently apply evenly to the face,neck, chest and back of hands and other effected area in a circular motion. Apply locally two or three times daily for better results.
Store in a cool and dry place. Keep out of reach of children.Do not keep near high temperature areas. Do not expose to direct sunlight, it might denature the properties of the formulation.
MEDIS-SLC Lotion is available in tube of 60 ml