There are many remarkable ingredients in this hydroquinone-free, skin-lightening gel, including an effective blend of the polyhydroxy acid gluconolactone and the alpha hydroxy acid glycolic acid. The formula also includes kojic acid to lighten hyperpigmentation. However, all of these potentially helpful ingredients are a wash because alcohol is a major ingredient. Peter Thomas Roth and Paula's Choice offer effective skin-lightening gels with hydroquinone that do not include extraneous irritants.
Brightens, exfoliates and smoothes discolored skin, and stimulates epidermal renewal to reveal brighter, newer cells. Contains a PHA/AHA blend, kojic acid and additional brightening agents.
Water, Alcohol Denat., Propylene Glycol, Gluconolactone, Glycolic Acid , Kojic Acid, Potassium Hydroxide, PEG-4, Polyquaternium-10, Citric Acid, Lactic Acid, Arginine, Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C), Arctostaphylos Uva Ursi (Bearberry) Leaf Extract, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Morus Bombycis (Mulberry) Root Extract, Sodium Bisulfite, BHT, Sodium Sulfite, Butylene Glycol, Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Yellow 5, Red 33
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