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Kojic Dipalmitate and Retinol to Reduce Pigmentation
Posted: September 24, 2008
Amcol HBS has created a hydroquinone-free skin rejuvenation therapy developed to return health and radiance to mature skin. Skin Brightening Complex (INCI: Not Provided) is built on the company's proprietary Microsponge delivery system technology. This advanced skin care formulation has been clinically proven to substantially brighten skin and reduce the appearance of discolorations due to photodamage, pregnancy, acne and environmental factors.
The product is milder than traditional bleaching creams and more affordable than expensive medical laser treatments, according to the company. The complex fills a significant market gap in treatment options for hyperpigmentation.
The complex is a dual-action therapy combining the skin-brightening effectiveness of kojic dipalmitate with the rejuvenating benefits of retinol to combat the age spots and fine lines that often accompany aging. The product evens out skin tone and reduces discoloration, resulting in a complexion that is luminous and more youthful in appearance. In a 13-week clinical trial, clinicians and participants saw substantial improvement under visible, UVA and polarized light.
According to the company, it saw a similar skin-lightening performance of its product to hydroquinone. The complex reportedly does not irritate the skin and is recommended for all skin types. The complex imparts a silky feel to skin and absorbs quickly to dry to a matte finish.
Because the formulation is based on Microsponge technology, the complex maintains its effectiveness over time, unlike many other retinol products. Additionally, the Microsponge sustained-release process improves performance without compromising mildness, even on sensitive skin. For more information, visit www.healthbeautysolutions.com.