FAQs on fading darkened spots
& lightening skin complexion
Q: What are darkened spots such as brown or age
spots, freckles, brown splotches, etc.?
A: Age or brown spots are small areas found commonly on the face and hands
where there is a focal overproduction of melanin (dark pigment in the skin
cell). Cumulative sun-provoked melanin forms brown or age spots,
more prominent and in higher density as we age. Freckles are clusters of skin cells with more than normal melanin.
Melasma, appeared as brown splotches, tend to affect women during pregnancy or the period of taking birth control pills.
What is hydroquinone?
A: Hydroquinone is a phenol, obtained from coal tar, usually
manufactured in the laboratory. It can
cause depigmentation in a 2% solution by simply blocking further melanin
synthesis. FDA Monogram Review allows
that percentage for over-the-counter sale,
traditionally prescribed 4% to treat skin hyperpigmentation and lighten
Q: Why does Beauty Naturally emphasize hydroquinone-free
in its products?
A: Hydroquinone a aynthetic chemical, is considered by OSHA as Hazardous Substance. It cause concern for people with prolong use.
For those allergic or sensitive to hydroquinone
Beauty Naturally carefully selects the purest form of botanical extracts that are just as effective for fading age spot and skin pigment lightening. Users feel safe for continuous use, without fear of adverse side-effects.
What does Beauty Naturally
use that is different & effective?
A: The main active ingredient in DermaBrite , DermaFade &
DermaLite is a purified Glabridin (an isolated component of licorice ), tested to be 7 times more effective than hydroquinone for the same concentration. Other ingredients, such as kojic acid, fruit acids, meadowsweet are also used. This DermaLite Skin Care product line works on two levels: not only inhibits melanin production, as in hydroquinone, it hastens the reduction of the existing darkened cells on the top layer that are responsible for the coloration as well, through gentle exfoliation.
are the differences between DermaFade, DermaBrite and DermaLite?
A: DermaFade is a gel-emulsion serum specifically formulated to target just the darkened areas such as brown spots, splotches, freckles, etc.. It lightens only the skin area of application. People with oily skin may find DermaFade a little bit oily, when apply to the entire face
DermaBrite is an oil-free, clear serum. It can be applied to the entire face for people who would like to restore to a lighter and fairer complexion, without the feeling of oiliness. You can apply moisturizer and/or makeup over it. With con-centration of active ingredients near that of dermatologist's prescriptive hydroquinone, a few drops are sufficient for the entire face.
DermaLite is a treatment, moisturizing cream formulated to deliver a healthy, youthful-looking skin with a lighter & brighter over-all skintone … also a great maintenance cream to stablilize melanin production for that fair skin look.
Q: Is the fading effect and the complexion on the skin permanent?
A: Botanical or drug-like hydroquinone products alike, it
will maintain as long as the product is used (like a clean face, it becomes
dirty when you stop washing it).
Q: Are they suited for all skin types?
A: Yes, including
sensitive skin. For very oily or
acne-prone skin, Elixir C, a vitamin C & E serum, is
preferred instead of DermaLite.
Q: Are they safe to use continuously?
Because Beauty Naturally
are formulated only with plant & herbal extracts as active
ingredients, known to be safe with no
known side effects. After a couple of
months, give it a rest for two weeks to check the stability of reduced melanin
production. Any averse change to your