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Alpha Arbutin 2% Serum

Brightening serum with 2% alpha arbutin helps visibly even skin tone and reduce the appearance of dark spots.

Use daily or to boost the results of a Skin Republic Face Mask.

  • Helps visibly fade the look of dark spots and pigmentation
  • Hydrates to smooth and plump skin’s appearance
  • Visibly brightens and evens skin’s appearance

How to Use

Cleanse face. Lightly dampen face with water. Apply a few drops of serum to face and neck. Wait for a minute for serum to absorb. For an intensive treatment apply a Skin Republic face mask over serum or follow with a moisturiser.

CAUTION: This serum contains high percentages of active ingredients. Patch test is essential. Apply abroad spectrum SPF while using the product and for a week thereafter. Do not use with other exfoliating treatments or retinoids. Can cause irritation, redness and peeling, especially around the eyes and mouth, in the early stages of treatment while skin builds tolerance. If persistent irritation occurs, cease use and consult a physician. Use only as directed on unbroken skin. Do not use while pregnant. Keep out of reach of children. Store in a cool dry place at 5 - 25 C. Do not expose to high temperature. Protect from direct sunlight.

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Key Ingredients

Alpha Arbutin

Extracted from plants such as bearberries, blueberries, and cranberries, Alpha Arbutin is a brightening ingredient which acts as an inhibitor of tyrosinase, a key enzyme involved in producing skin pigment. Alpha Arbutin helps to fade scars, dark marks and pigmentation left behind by breakouts and sun damage.

Hyaluronic Acid

Hyaluronic Acid molecules have the unique ability to carry a 1,000 times their weight in water, more than any other biological substance. Hyaluronic Acid is also a smart nutrient as it can adjust its moisture absorption rate based on the humidity - relative to the season and the climate. This improves your skin s moisture content whilst at the same time strengthening your skin s barrier, helping your skin to look and feel softer, smoother, and plumper.

Liquorice

A natural skin brightening ingredient, liquorice extract contains an active called glabridin, which inhibits tyrosinase, the enzyme that causes pigmentation in response to sun exposure and is effective for reducing dark spots, hyperpigmentation and dark circles under the eyes. Liquorice also improves the appearance of dry/damaged skin by reducing flaking and restoring suppleness.

Ingredients

Aqua/Water/Eau, Propylene Glycol, Arbutin, 1,2-Hexanediol, Caprylyl Glycol, Citric Acid, Glycyrrhiza Glabra Root Extract, Glyoxal, Hydroxyethylcellulose, PPG-1-PEG-9 Lauryl Glycol Ether, Sodium Hyaluronate, Phenoxyethanol, Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Benzoate.

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