Whitening Cosmetics – Getting Results

If you’re tired of trying to cover up or hide dark patches of skin like age spots and blemishes, you owe it to yourself to find out what whitening cosmetics can do for you. Simply put, using whitening cosmetics is something that more and more people are doing thanks to the ability to fade away their dark spots and blemishes instead of simply covering them up. Using whitening cosmetics is a great option and one that can indeed give you real results. If you’re looking to help fade away your blemishes and age spots, here are some things you need to know about whitening cosmetics.

First of all, realize that there are whitening cosmetics that are natural as well as those that are synthetic. Most synthetic whitening cosmetics use a compound called hydroquinone to help block the production of melanin in your skin. The melanin is the natural pigment that causes your skin to darken. Hydroquinone based whitening cosmetics are effective at helping fade away your dark spots, but many cosmetics could contain harmful chemicals like mercury. Some evidence even suggests that the hydroquinone itself may be harmful in certain cases, highlighting a need for natural options as well for those concerned about this.

Using natural whitening cosmetics is an option many are exploring as well. Compounds like Arbutin, licorice extract, and Kojic acid are all natural and deliver the same results that hydroquinone based whitening cosmetics, without the side effects or risks to your health. However, you should always take the time to read reviews and compare results so that you can find the best possible whitening cosmetics for your money. Look at the ingredients list, but also read some reviews from those that have used the whitening cosmetics to see which ones work and which ones don’t help your dark spots.

There are a few more things to remember when it comes to whitening cosmetics. First of all, remember that it will take time for results to appear. Don’t expect overnight results, but stick with your use of whitening cosmetics as directed on the package and you’ll see lighter skin after time. Also, consider adding Vitamin C and E supplements to your regimen to boost the effects of whitening cosmetics. Higher levels of Vitamin C in particular could help to increase the body’s production of chemicals that naturally balance your pigment levels, helping you get the most results possible from whitening cosmetics.

Emily Peetlukes

Contributor: Emily Peetlukes (The Beauty Insiders)

This Article Has Been Published on February 20, 2012 and Last Modified on January 29, 2018

Emily is a dreamer who was born to run wild and free; a traveler who is always on the move collecting research and experiences from different people and cultures from all over the world. Her love of writing comes naturally, and she finds it a great way to share stories, advice and information from her life experiences. Emily is a certified life coach, a dating expert and has a wide range of knowledge from health and fitness, adventure and traveling, sex and relationships as well as beauty and culture. She hopes to continue to share her passion of writing with the world through future projects including books, novels, articles and blogs. Follow her on Instagram and Facebook.

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