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Bakuchiol: A Promising Natural Retinol Alternative

Bakuchiol is a new trendy ingredient in cosmetic skincare products, working as a retinoid analogue, mimicking the effect of retinol such as stimulating cell turnover, combating dark spots and re-densifying the skin. In this ingredient spotlight…

The Use Of Cosmeceuticals vs Hydroquinone For Treating Hyperpigmentation

In this series of articles, I shall expound on the science and chemical aspects of skin lightening agents, both prescription and over-the-counter alternatives. In the first installment, we shall cover the commonest prescription medications…

The Role Of Vitamin C In Treating Hyperpigmentation

In this series of articles, I shall expound on the science and chemical aspects of skin lightening agents, both prescription and over-the-counter alternatives. In the second installment, we shall cover the role of Vitamin C in treating hyperpigmentation. Vitamin…