What is Skin Brightening Cream A2Lite®
A2lite skin lightening and brightening cream lighten dark spots on the skin such as freckles, post-acne black spots, age spots, acne scars, uneven skin tone and photoaging by decreasing the production of melanin in the skin. A2lite skin lightening and brightening cream have the strongest inhibiting effect on the production of melanin which causes hyperpigmentation of the skin. A2lite cream contain the ingredients which are clinically tested and proven and it visibly lightens the skin and gives a fairer looking skin.
Alpha Arbutin – natural substitute for Hydroquinone 4.0 as a lightening, bleaching skin and reducing liver spots. Arbutin is glycosylated hydroquinone, a pure water-soluble, biosynthetic active ingredient; extracted from the bearberry plant. Hydroquinone has been commercially available since the 1960s as an agent in skin lightening products. Arbutin is naturally found in wheat, pear skins, and the leaves of blueberries and cranberries. Arbutin exists in two conformations, alpha and beta. The alpha conformation offers higher stability and is the preferred form for skin lightening.
Alpha Arbutin has been used for post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation and it has been used effectively to treat hyperpigmentation characterized by hyperactive melanocytes. The topical application of arbutin inhibits the production of melanin with minimal systemic absorption. It is also said to have powerful effects on melasma, facial hyperpigmentation that is often manifested among pregnant women due to wide shifts in hormones. In clinical studies, patients exhibited a significant decrease in pigment density when treated with arbutin based products. The topical application of arbutin is considered a safer, less irritating alternative to hydroquinone, with similar effects.
Like Rumex occidentalis, Alpha-arbutin possesses strong inhibitory effects on tyrosinase. When tested against other popular skin lighteners in a 4-week study, alpha-arbutin exhibited 20% and 60% higher depigmenting activity than kojic acid and hydroquinone, respectively. And in a three-month study, researchers found that alpha-arbutin diminished the appearance of age spots in 85% of participants.
Tyrostat (Rumex Occidentalis Extract) – Human studies indicate that Rumex occidentalis, a plant native to the northern Canadian Prairies region, slows down the activity of tyrosinase to treat different forms of hyperpigmentation. In one such study, topical application of Rumex occidentalis extract reduced age spots by 25% after three weeks, and by 35% after six weeks compared to baseline.
Melasma is a difficult-to-treat pigmentation disorder that predominantly affects women. In a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial, Rumex occidentalis extract was found to be as effective as the gold-standard skin-lightener hydroquinone in the treatment of melasma. This is noteworthy, since Rumex occidentalis extract offers a viable alternative to hydroquinone without its numerous side effects. Other research supports the efficacy and safety of Rumex occidentalis extract for lightening skin discoloration in melasma patients.
Bellis Perennis (Daisy) Flower Extract – Daisy Flower Extract is a non-toxic extract of the Daisy Flower often used to brighten skin and prevent hyperpigmentation. Daisy Flower Extract has been shown to inhibit the production of tyrosine (an amino acid necessary for the formation of melanin – the skin’s own natural color) in the skin by as much as 50 percent while preventing further hyperpigmentation. Daisy Flower Extract, an effective, powerful alternative to Hydroquinone, is safe for even the most sensitive skin types, including pregnant women.
Daisy Flower Extract contains organic acids (tartaric and malic acids, in particular) in higher amounts, making it a valuable ingredient with its lightening and exfoliating properties. The daisy’s leaves, which have a history of topical application for healing wounds and serving as compresses, encourage exceptional repair in skin tissue. The extract provides antiseptic properties that can remove bacteria from the surface of the skin, keeping it healthy. Daisy Flower Extract is a great alternative for people who can’t tolerate Hydroquinone or Kojic Acid or are pregnant and want to effectively treat hyperpigmentation.