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hydroquin 2 serum


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  • disrupts the synthesis and production of melanin hyper-pigmentation
  • considered by many dermatologists to be a safer yet similarly effective {if not more so} and a less expensive option than lasers or deep peel treatments
  • gently removes damaged skin bringing healthier, lighter skin to the surface
  • eliminates most spots and discolouration within 7-8 weeks

Covering up dark spots & other hyperpigmentation issues can be a daunting task for any individual suffering from this skin ailment. Seeing your uneven skin tone in the mirror day after day can often lead to anxiety and fear over this ordeal, especially if the dark spots seem to grow almost over night! But fear not because we do have an effective product especially for this type of skin concern.

ASDM Beverly Hills’ Hydroquin 2 serum is the more gentle facial skin lightening product {with hydroquinone). It will gently eradicate damaged skin, bringing lighter, healthier skin to the surface. Benefits: This lightening serum is designed to assist the skin in eliminating melasma and brown spots. It is gentle enough to be used on a daily basis and strong enough to work effectively. It is formulated with Hydroquinone, Glycolic Acid, and Kojic Acid, its active ingredients. This 3-ingredient system helps to eliminate most spots within 7-8 weeks of daily usage and helps to prevent them from reappearing. 

I have melasma due to menopause. Will this melasma serum work for me?

Each individual has a unique balance of hormones. During perimenopause and menopause this unique balance can be disrupted. This can result in many changes to your body including an excess production of melanin resulting in melasma. This cream will help to control excess production of melanin, but if your body keeps producing the excess melanin, then once, you stop using the product, the hyperpigmentation may return. The first steps to take are to take a look at your diet and lifestyle and make the necessary changes in order to reduce the risk of Candida overgrowth and estrogenic activity in the body. It is also necessary to use proper sun protection on a regular basis, and reduce stress levels as much as possible. We recommend consulting with your physician to determine a strategy for balancing your hormones. Once the hormones are balanced, this product will fade the hyperpigmentation and it should not return.

I have dark skin, which products will work for me? 

These products are formulated for all skin types and tones. They can be used by people with darker skin tones; however, results may take longer to be appreciated due to certain differences in darker skin types. These types of skin tends to have more layers and is thicker and more compact than light skin. Skin lightening is not always easy to achieve for all individuals. It all depends on genetics, resistancy of skin, and thickness of skin. Your skin will only lighten as far as it allows. This can be 1-4 shades. This part depends mostly on genetics.

Usage Tips: Do not perform any strong facial treatments when using product. If pain, rash or intense redness occurs when using this treatment, discontinue use and consult with your dermatologist.

Skin types: 
For non-sensitive skin types. 

What is the shelf Life of this product? This product has a shelf life of 1 year. It is recommended that product be used within 3 months of opening.

how to use

If affected area will not be exposed to the sun, you can use twice daily. If area will be in any way exposed to the sun, use once daily at night. Apply a thin layer of product only to the treatment area and rub in well. Please note that hydroquinone products lighten indiscriminately, so if you want to lighten certain darker areas only, it is important to keep the product away from normal colored skin. Skin lightening is a gradual process that may require several treatments. The key to a good skin lightening is how well you care for your skin and avoid excessive sun exposure. Use broad spectrum sunscreen SPF 30+ when outdoors.

Active: Glycolic Acid, 2% Hydroquinone, Kojic Acid, Lactic Acid. Inactive: Distilled Water, Propylene glycol, Rice BranOil (Oryza Sativa (Rice) Bran Oil), Grapeseed Oil (Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil), [Sodium acrylate, acryloyldimethyl taurate copolymer, isohexadecane, polysorbate 80], Titanium Dioxide, Silk Peptide (Hydrolyzed Silk), Potassium Sorbate, Grapefruit Seed Extract (Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Seed Extract, Glycerin), Lactobacillus Ferment

More about ingredients 

Kojic Acid: Kojic Acid is a by-product in the fermentation process of malting rice. Since the enzyme Tyrosinase contains copper, Kojic Acid is able to effectively chelate (remove) the copper by lowering the PH level around Tyrosinase. Once the copper cofactor is removed, Tyrosinase activity is suppressed and hence so is melanin production.

Glycolic Acid:
 Glycolic acid is a naturally occurring AHA acid derived from cane sugar. 99% of the AHAs used in the beauty industry are synthetically produced, but here at ASDM Beverly Hills, our glycolic acid is naturally sourced from cane sugar. Topically applying glycolic acid helps to chemically exfoliate the epidermis, removing dead & dull skin and bringing new skin to the surface. 

Hydroquinone: Hydroquinone is considered the primary topical ingredient for inhibiting melanin production. Its components have potent antioxidant abilities. Hydroquinone is a strong inhibitor of melanin production, meaning that it prevents skin from making the substance responsible for skin color.

Lactic Acid: Lactic Acid peels are alpha hydroxy acids. These peels are more gentle on the skin than Glycolic and Salicylic peels. Moisturizing peel. Increases collagen production, resurfaces skin, improves skin texture. Reduces the appearance of uneven skin tone.