Five brightening skincare ingredients to fade pigmentation
With summer right around the corner, many people are noticing how dull their skin became over the winter months. The lack of sunshine and the loss of a natural tan can make anyone appear a bit pallor. Luckily, many ingredients are meant to brighten up the skin to give it that lively, youthful glow again. With so many options, it can be difficult to choose one. Learning the key uses and benefits of these brightening ingredients is the first step in determining the most effective one for you or your client.
Vitamin C is the most noted ingredient in skincare used to brighten skin tone. As one of the easiest brightening ingredients to find, Vitamin C has been incorporated into skincare products for decades due to its powerful antioxidative effects. When paired with sunscreen, vitamin C greatly reduces UVA and UVB damage. Averting oxidative stress will prevent the creation of hyperpigmentation and the darkening of scars.
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