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What’s In Your Skin Care? Kojic Acid


Freckles. Sun damage. Acne marks. Melasma. Age spots. Liver spots.
kojic acid

We have a lot of different words for skin hyperpigmentation. But what can be done about unwelcome discoloration?

kojic acidTo start with, look for serums, masks, and other products that use effective skin-brightening ingredients. Vitamin C is a good example, as is the lesser-well-known Kojic Acid.

Kojic Acid works to brighten the skin by helping to stop the production of melanin (the substance which gives skin pigment). Areas of hyperpigmentation—age spots, sun spots, melasma, etc.—have higher concentrations of melanin than surrounding skin.

If you’re interested in using Kojic Acid to brighten up your skin and fade discoloration, take a look at our Whitening Mask, which includes this blockbuster ingredient as well as skin-brightening licorice.



Author: Jill

As a long-time writer, editor, and esthetician, I’ve had an ongoing love affair with Mario Badescu Skin Care for years. I can usually be found reading, knitting, painting, trying new beauty and skin care products, and telling everyone to wear more sunscreen. These days, I’m feeling super grateful for the opportunity to share more Mario with the world! I believe that better skin care changes lives. For more about me, visit my Google+ Page.

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