Monday, June 10, 2013

Essential Ingredient Promotes Skin Whitening

BV-OSC is a form of vitamin C, one that plays an important role in face whitening creams; it has special properties that work to inhibit melanin production while helping the skin produce collagen.  Studies behind the ingredient have shown that it may help provide more protection for skin cells than other vitamin compounds and it has been compared to ingredients like ascorbic acid and magnesium ascorbyl phosphate (other ingredients that are used in face whitening products).  BV-OSC (also known as tetrahexyldecy ascorbate) is a proven functional ingredient used to promote skin whitening; odorless, it is a highly concentrated liquid that provides antioxidants to the skin. Choosing the right product depends on several factors, including the formulation of the product with this ingredient in order to help lighten skin. 

Many face whitening products are formulated to treat age spots; these age spots are most commonly found on the face, but may appear on other areas of the body including arms, shoulders, and hands, though skin whitening creams may be used for purposes other than age spots.  Some creams are formulated to treat acne breakouts or work to repair skin damage caused by sun exposure; there are topical products designed to treat skin discoloration as a result of specific skin conditions, regardless of whether or not they are hereditary, caused by medication, or the result of an imbalance in hormones; the active ingredients in these creams may vary based on the type of condition that they are attempting to treat.

Hydroquinone, a common ingredient found in skin whitening creams, helps the skin control melanin production, though not all products may contain this ingredient; possible replacements for this ingredient include licorice extract or arbutin extract, also used for the purpose of lightening skin tone.  Melanin is responsible for skin tone, and different skin whitening products are formulated to reduce or prevent further melanin production; high levels of melanin in the skin contribute to age spots, the brown-ish dark spots that appear on the skin’s surface.  The good news is that there are many different options available when it comes to choosing topical creams.

Skin whitening creams are available for many different skin types including oily, sensitive, normal, and dry skin, and it is an important consideration when choosing product in order to reduce skin irritation.  Some lightening ingredients may cause minor skin irritation, though if the right product is chosen, the right product based on skin type, a person will be able to benefit from the healing moisturizing ingredients that are incorporated into the product’s formula, as these formulas are designed to counteract specific reactions. Mature skin often exhibits age spots, and as such, it is important to ensure that the product being chosen contains ingredients that help repair skin like vitamins A, C, and/or other antioxidants; these compounds also promote healthy looking skin while suppressing melanin production.

Face whitening cream products such as Ageless Derma Skin Brightener Cream contain special ingredients designed to reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and exfoliate dead skin cells in aging skin. Many facial whitening products also offer sunscreen protection, especially if they are formulated for daytime use.  Skin lightening products may make skin more sensitive to the sun, so it helps to look for a product that offers this added protection.  There are whitening creams made for evening use (night creams) which offer moisturizers to keep skin hydrated and even reduce acne breakouts. 

Facial cream products that assist in lighten skin tone are rising in popularity, but they may not be for everyone; depending on the extent of a person’s skin concerns and pigmentation irregularities, it may be recommended to seek other facial whitening methods, such as creams that are available by prescription that have an increased strength allowing the skin to exfoliate dead cells faster, thus providing quicker results, while there are other creams that help improve how certain ingredients penetrate the skin.  Azelaic acid is another option used in treating age spots and hyperpigmentation; it is similar to glycolic acid and chemical peels are still another option for face whitening, one that claims to provide dramatic results. Chemical peels involve adding a chemical solution to the skin and allowing it to sit for a certain time period before it is removed; many people have complained that this procedure results in skin pain and irritation and the procedure may take several hours to complete while experiencing this discomfort.

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As founder of Focus Medical Spa in Orange County, California, Dr. Mostamand is accustomed to hearing glowing feedback from thousands of grateful clients. For the past 10 years, his medical spa has offered non-invasive aesthetic procedures and physician grade skincare solutions to women seeking to rejuvenate and restore their damaged or aging skin.

In an effort to expand his ability to assist clients seeking to restore and maintain their youthful appearances, Dr Mostamand founded a skin care website. Since 2006, has been dedicated to providing complimentary skincare consultations as well as easy access to more than 4,000 of the most effective, physician grade anti-aging skincare products available.

His well-received book, Ageless Skin Obsession, provides valuable insight into the latest skincare research and the assists readers in making educated decisions in their quest to capture the essence of ageless skin.  


  1. this post reminds me of the whitening soap I posted here.

    I just actually sent out 5 orders earlier and it looks like 'nalugi' pa ko. haha. So expensive the shipping! Anyway, my papaya soap is very natural so I'm not afraid of any harmful ingredients it has. But I'm interested in Dr.Skin Spa. First time to hear it. :)

  2. I've been looking and using whitening creams too recently and it has certainly helped me to keep my skin fair.

  3. This is also my first time to hear about Dr. Skin Spa, It seems like a good product to try.:) Thanks for sharing

  4. My son had a skin problem perhaps I would ask him to go to Dr. Skin Spa

  5. first time to hear about Dr Skin Spa, i am not into whitening soap or lotion or cream but because i am not getting any younger i want to indulge myself in beauty product that will helps me to keep my skin fair

  6. i'm a kayumanggi and admittedly, i tried using some whitening products before, pero ito kayumanggi pa rin. hahaha. siguro naglighten lang ng konti. pero, it's okay. i'm proud naman of my skin color. i'm just curious so i tried some products. :-)

  7. I have freckles ever since I was a kid. As i got older, the spots got darker and what looked adorable as a child looked terrible as an adult. I have been using the Obagi system and it did lessen the spots (but it does cost a lot)although they do keep coming back. I am trying a cheaper one recommended by my boss-CorrEsthetiques.

  8. Awww...I dunno but I'm really afraid to try other soaps and solutions for my super sensitive skin. I'm on Kojisan right now. My skin seems to befriend it.


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