SkinCeuticals' Discoloration Defense is clinically proven to reduce the appearance of dark spots and discoloration on the face. Powered by kojic acid, tranexamic acid and vitamin B3, this advanced formula is a hydroquinone-free skin brightening serum.
3% Tranexamic Acid: minimizes the recurrence of discoloration and stubborn brown patches with continued use;
1% Kojic Acid: naturally produced by certain fungi, kojic acid helps improve skin brightness;
5% Niacinamide (Vitamin B3): a water-soluble vitamin that has been shown to help reduce the appearance of skin discoloration;
5% HEPES: a synthetically-derived acid that activates natural enzymes in skin to help break the bonds that bind dead skin cells to the surface for even exfoliation.
Features a synergistic blend of anti-discoloration ingredients to reduce the appearance of skin discoloration, improve brightness, and minimize the reoccurrence of discoloration (with continued use)
60% average improvement in the appearance of stubborn brown patches
Paraben-free, fragrance-free, silicone-free, gluten-free, and hydroquinone-free
Ideal at-home complement to professional skin discoloration treatments, such as chemical peels or non-ablative laser *always consult with a physician for individual regimen recommendations*
In a 12-week clinical study*, Discoloration Defense significantly improved the appearance of key skin discoloration markers on:
60% average improvement in the appearance of stubborn brown patches; 59% average improvement in the appearance of skin discoloration; 81% average improvement in the appearance of post-acne marks; 59% average improvement in the appearance of even skin tone; 33% reduction in hyperpigmentation at 12 weeks; and 34% reduction in post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation at 12 weeks.
Aqua/water, Butylene Glycol, Niacinamide, Hydroxyethylpiperazine Ethane, Sulfonic Acid, Glycerin, Tranexamic Acid, Propylene Glyco,l Hydroxyethyl Urea, Kojic Acid, Caprylyl Glycol, Allantoin, Chlorphenesin, Xanthan Gum, Disodium Edta.