Check out six staple ingredients for achieving radiant, glowing skin!
Derived from bitter almonds, this gentle alpha hydroxy acid helps brighten complexion by accelerating cell turnover, removing dead skin, and strengthening collagen. It is especially prized for its ability to treat higher Fitzpatrick skin types. Try Mandelic 8% and 15% Acid by BION SKINCARE.
Licorice root is an all-natural remedy for dull skin. It contains glabridin and liquiritin, which help to inhibit tyrosinase and remove excess melanin pigments, brightening the skin. Try Vitamin C+ Enhancement Serum by HERBAL SKIN SOLUTIONS.
Extracted from the bearberry plant, alpha arbutin is another tyrosinase inhibitor that helps even skin tone and lighten dark spots. It is gentle and causes minimal irritation, making it good for all skin types. Try Biolight Brightening Sheet Mask by REPÊCHAGE.
Niacinamide is a form of vitamin B3 that can help brighten skin, reduce inflammation and redness, lighten dark spots, boost collagen production, and protect against toxins and oxidative stress. Try Skin Blends Brite Serum by Skin Blends LLC.
This ingredient, extracted from various types of fungi, achieves radiant skin by inhibiting tyrosinase, as well. It is ideal for non-sensitive skin and is effective for lightening sun damage and other hyperpigmentation. Try Glycolic/Retinol Pads by Skin Script Skin Care.
Rich in flavonoids, vitamin A, and antioxidants, elderberry extract helps fade dark spots and provides protection from free-radical forming environmental factors such as sun exposure and pollution. Try Detox Enerie Serum by Sothys USA.