Hydroquinone 4% – The only FDA approved medical grade active ingredient which lightens brown spots and discolorations caused by sun exposure and hormones. Hydroquinone acts by blocking the enzyme tyrosinase involved in pigment production.
Licorice Extract – Helps inhibit pigmentation by preventing tyrosinase activation. Anti-inflammatory.
Kojic Acid – Helps reduce the production of melanin, which is responsible for the skin color , thus helping to lighten skin discoloration and dark spots. Antioxidant.
Arbutin – A natural whitening agent from the extract of the Bearberry plant. Anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial.
Ascorbic Acid – A powerful antioxidant that helps repair damaged skin and increase collagen synthesis, which is essential to healthy skin. Lightens skin discolorations and improves skin’s elasticity and smoothness.