Acetyl Glucosamine (D) – N – An amino-monosaccharide that was developed as a pigment-brightening cosmeceutical. It decreases melanin production by inhibiting tyrosinase glycosylation. A randomized double-blind study reported that the application of 2% N -acetyl glucosamine twice daily for five weeks provided a brightening effect.
SymWhite (Phenylethyl Resorcinol) – Skin brightener and antioxidant, potent levels of tyrosinase inhibition.
Tricholoma Matsutake (Songyi) Extract – Natural skin brightener, skin smoothing polysaccharides, antioxidant, moisturizing, UV filter/absorber.
Algowhite® (Ascophyllum Nodosum Extract) – Extract of brown algae, formulated to reduce pigment of synthesized melanin, exfoliate, and provides anti-free radical protection. After 28 days, 90% found their skin whiter and 70% found their skin to be clearer and more luminous.
Glycyrrhetinic Acid – Active principle of licorice, anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, inhibits intercellular gap- junctional communication that encourages melanin synthesis.
Phyllanthus Emblica (Amla) Fruit Extract – Super fruit with potent antioxidant properties that help prevent oxidative stress, MMP inhibitor, promotes production of pro-collagen, melanin inhibitor, UV protection.
Complete ingredient list:
Aqua (Water), Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Water, Glycerin*, Niacinamide, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Alcohol, Acetyl Glucosamine (D), Coco-Caprylate/Caprate, Cetearyl Glucoside, Cetearyl Alcohol, Dimethyl Isosorbide, Glyceryl Stearate, Polysorbate 20, Squalane, Gluconic Acid (D), Phenylethyl Resorcinol, Tricholoma Matsutake (Songyi) Extract, Ascophyllum Nodosum Extract, Phyllanthus Emblica (Amla) Fruit Extract, Citrus Aurantifolia (Lime) Oil, Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon) Peel Oil, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Oil, Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Peel Oil, Glycyrrhetinic Acid, Ellagic Acid, Glutathione (L), Fructooligosaccharides (D-beta), Gluconolactone, Xanthan Gum, Phytic Acid, Sodium Hydroxide, Lithium Magnesium Sodium Silicate, Sodium Benzoate