Cosmetic Dermatoloy

Prevention and Treatment of the Aging Skin with Cosmeceuticals: Non-Phenolic Skin Lightening Agents

  The second class of skin lightening agents is the one of the non-phenolic compounds. Equally to the phenolic compounds of which we already discussed, these agents are used to treat melasma and post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation. Aloe Vera Extract Aloin is extracted from the leaves of Aloe Vera which is a common ingredient in many cosmeceutical …

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Prevention and Treatment of the Aging Skin with Cosmeceuticals: Phenolic Skin Lightening Agents

Hyperpigmentation disorders are among the most common findings in dermatology practices. The majority of these pigmentation disorders are: Melasma Chloasma (Melasma affecting pregnant women) Solar Lentigines Post-Inflammatory Hyperpigmentation While individuals of all ages and skin hues can be affected, some groups have an increased incidence of such diseases, like women of reproductive age and darker …

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