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This paraben and preservative free brightening serum is formulated with lactic acid and vitamin A to promote cell turnover, reducing the appearance of skin discolorations. An effective botanical concentrated complex of lemon peel, bearberry root, mulberry root, licorice extract, Gigawhite™*, derived from alpine plants, and Etioline™*, derived from a rare African plant, help to reduce the appearance of dark spots by helping to control the enzyme responsible for hyperpigmentation. Powerful patent pending anti-oxidant blend of white, red and green tea extracts combined with goji berry, pomegranate and grapeseed extracts help to neutralize free radicals, protect skin from environmental toxins and combat the visible signs of premature aging. Leaves skin clear and radiant.
White, red and green tea extracts combined with goji berry, pomegranate and grapeseed extracts help to neutralize free radicals, protect skin from environmental toxins and combat the visible signs of premature aging.
Lactic Acid - Derived from the fermentation of milk, it is an Alpha Hydroxy Acid (AHA), that acts as a keratolytic, helping to encourage the shedding of cells in the stratum corneum to encourage new cell growth and also acts as a hygroscopic substance (humectant), having the ability to attract or absorb water molecules from the surrounding environment.
Allantoin - Derived from the root of the Comfrey plant which is native to Europe and temperate areas of Asia. Allantoin acts as a Keratolytic agent, which is used to soften and peel the epidermis. This stimulates the growth of healthy tissue to improve skin's moisture binding capacity, aiding in healing and improving skin irritations.
Bearberry Leaf Extract - Derived from the shrub found in the high mountains of Europe, it has anti-oxidant properties because it contains flavonoids and has astringent and antiseptic properties due to the bitter plant polyphenol, tannins. It also contains the glycoside, Arbutin, which acts as an anti-inflammatory, helping to inhibit tyrosinase (enzyme responsible for melanin) reducing hyperpigmentation.
Mitracarpe Extract - Derived from the leaves of the plant native to West Africa, it contains the glycoside, Arbutin, which acts as an anti-inflammatory, helping to inhibit tyrosinase (enzyme responsible for melanin) reducing hyperpigmentation.
Mulberry Extract - Derived from the white mulberry tree native to northern China, it contains the glycoside, Arbutin, which acts as an anti-inflammatory, helping to inhibit tyrosinase (enzyme responsible for melanin) reducing hyperpigmentation.
Lemon Peel Extract - Derived from the peel of the Lemon, it contains ascorbic acid, Vitamin A and phytochemicals, called limonoids. It has antiseptic and astringent properties, by counteracting acidity on the surface to brighten dull skin.
Mallow Extract - Derived from the European plant this oil is a soothing agent that reduces irritation and inflammation.
Peppermint Leaf Extract - Derived from the plant found throughout Europe, it produces a cooling sensation due to the compound menthol, which has antiseptic and anaesthetic properties. It also contains, the polyphenol anti-oxidant, Rosmarinic acid which helps to prevent the activation of immune responder cells, reducing tissue swelling and fluid formation.
Cowslip Extract - Derived from the flowering plant found in Europe, it contains salicylates, which have anti-inflammatory properties helping help to inhibit the production of post-inflammatory hyper pigmentation.
Speedwell Extract - Derived from the leaves if the flowering weed that grows along the North American coastal area, it contains vitamins, tannins and the glycoside, Aucuboside, which acts as an anti-inflammatory, helping to accelerate the healing process.
Lemon Balm Leaf Extract - Derived from the herb native to Europe, Lemon balm contains, defensive compounds terpenes and tannins that have anti-bacterial and anti-viral properties.
Yarrow Extract - Derived from the flowering plant native to the Northern Hemisphere, it contains tannins, flavonoids, amino acids and vitamins which have astringent, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties.
Ginger Root Extract - Derived from the underground stem (rhizome) of the plant found in Asia and India, its main active compound; Gingerol gives the plant its flavor and its anti-inflammatory properties.
Rosemary Leaf Extract - Derived from the herb native to the Mediterranean Region, it contains phenolic compounds; caffeic acid and rosmarinic acid and terpenoids; carnosic acid and carnosol which contribute to the anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties having an overall rejuvenating effect on the skin.
Licorice Root Extract - Derived from the Licorice plant, native to Europe, it has anti-fungal and anti-inflammatory properties, contains the glycoside, glycyrrhizin to inhibit melanin production in human melanocytes by reducing tyrosinase (enzyme) activity.
Palmitoyl Oligopeptide - is a protein combined with palmitic acid, used to stimulate the synthesis of the key constituents of the skin matrix: collagen, elastin and glycosaminoglycans.
Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-7 - is a protein that increases healing and tissue regeneration, by helping to suppress excess interleukins; messengers, which trigger the body’s inflammatory response leading to free radical damage.
Vitamin E - is a lipid soluble vitamin, naturally found in plant leaves, cereal germ oils, and milk. It is known for its anti-oxidant and moisturizing properties.
Retinyl Palmitate - ester-form of Vitamin A, it acts as an anti-oxidant, aids in the prevention of dryness and maintenance normal life cycle of skin cells adding smoothness to the skin's texture.
Gigawhite™ - a skin brightening complex of botanical origin, which was developed with the help of in-vitro assays, human cell cultures and a skin model with barrier effect. Gigawhite™ at 5% has been proven to have a significant skin brightening effect with regular topical use. It was additionally shown to reduce the color and size of age spots in a twelve week in-vivo study. Gigawhite™ is appropriate in topical emulsions, gels and serums. Recommended concentration: 3-5%. INCI Name: Water, Glycerin, Alcohol, Malva Sylvestris (Mallow) Extract, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Leaf Extract, Primula Veris Extract, Alchemilla Vulgaris Extract, Veronica Officinalis Extract, Melissa Officinalis Leaf Extract, Achillea Millefolium Extract.
Etioline™ - an ethnobotanical complex from Sederma and is designed to aid in the progressive depigmentation of the skin. ETIOLINE is extracted from the West African Bearberry plant and Mitracarp, both of which contain a derivative of Hydroquinone, the active ingredient for skin bleaching. According to studies the company conducted, ETIOLINE can brighten skin tone and help fade skin discolorations.
Directions: After cleansing and toning, apply to the skin with a gentle tapping motion and massage into the face, neck and décolleté. Follow with moisturizer and sunscreen.
Net Weight: 1 oz.
Ingredients: Water (Aqua), Glycerin, Butylene Glycol, Polysorbate 20, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Camellia Sinensis (Green and White Tea) Leaf Extract, Aspalathus Linearis (Red Tea) Leaf Extract, Arctostaphylos Uva Uris (Bearberry) Leaf Extract, Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon) Peel Extract, Mitracarpus Scaber (Mitracarpe) Extract, Punica Granatum (Pomegranate) Extract, Morus Alba (Mulberry) Leaf Extract, Malva Sylvestris (Mallow) Flower/Leaf/Stem Extract, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Leaf Extract, Primula Veris (Cowslip) Extract, Veronica Officinalis Flower/Leaf/Stem (Speedwell) Extract, Melissa Officinalis (Lemon Balm) Leaf Extract, Achillea Millefolium (Yarrow) Extract, Alchemilla Vulgaris (Lady’s Mantle) Extract, Zingiber Officinale (Ginger) Root Extract, Vitis Vinifera (Grapeseed) Extract, Lycium Barbarum (Goji Berry) Fruit Extract, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Palmitoyl Tripeptide-8, Palmitoyl Oligopeptide, Pamitoyl Tetrapeptide-7, Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E), Retinyl Palmitate (Vitamin A), Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, PEG-12 Dimethicone, Dextran, Sclerotium Gum, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Sodium Polyacrylate, Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone, Allantoin, Methyl Gluceth- 20, Lactic Acid, Carbomer, Leuconostoc/Radish Root Ferment Filtrate, Sodium Phytate, 1, 2- Hexanediol, Caprylyl Glycol. *Gigawhite™ is a licensed trademark of Pentapharm. Etioline™ is used under authorization of Sederma Inc.