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    Resveratrol For Skin-Lightening: A Natural Alternative To Hydroquinone?

    The market for skincare products that lighten and brighten skin is huge! Whether you’re looking to directly target dark spots or you’re just after an overall brighter complexion, these products are the way to go. The playground of brightening products has been ruled by ingredients such as hydroquinone, arbutin, azelaic acid, niacinamide, and vitamin C […]


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    The Best Sun Spots Treatments For Clearer, Brighter Skin

    What are the best treatments for sun spots? The one that works best for you. I know it’s a crappy answer – but it’s honest, too. There’s a reason why there are a dozen skin-lightening ingredients out there – and more are being discovered every year. Sun spots are tricky to treat. Azelaic acid may […]


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    The Complete Guide To Paula’s Choice Skin-Brightening Products

    What’s the best Paula’s Choice Skin-Brightening product? The brand has a dozen serums, essences and boosters all promising to even out your skin tone, brighten your complexion and fade away dark spots once and for all. But not all are created equal. Some can make your skin glow, but are powerless against dark spots. Some […]


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    Is Ellagic Acid The New Alternative To Hydroquinone?

    Have you heard? There’s a new skin-lightener on the block. It’s called ellagic acid. Rumour has it, it’s as effective as hydroquinone sans the irritation. And it doubles up as an antioxidant, too! Is it too good to be true? Here’s what the science says: What The Heck Is Ellagic Acid? Ellagic acid is a […]