Skin Lightening Soap: So Much More Than a Cleansing Bar

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You might assume that skin lightening soaps are just gentler versions of whitening creams, but they offer so many more benefits than making your skin fairer. Here are some powerful ingredients in skin lightening soaps that will nourish your way to better skin. Block Free Radicals You’ve probably heard that citrus fruits are high in Vitamin C, an antioxidant that helps to strengthen skin against free radicals so that they cannot form age spots, wrinkles or discoloration. Some skin lightening soaps contain Vitamin C, such as with citrus fruit extracts, to neutralize free radicals so skin looks younger. Surprisingly, corn is another good source of Vitamin C. It finds its way into cosmetics and skin whitening soaps in the form of corn starch. Free radical protection aside, corn starch is a great way to improve skin because when it is used in products as a substitute for petroleum, it prevents the blocking of pores which can lead to breakouts. Soaps that Don’t Leave You Dry If … [Read more...]

Skin Bleach Mistakes: Are You Making Them?

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You might not realize that you’re committing these skin bleaching faux pas. Read on to discover what they are and how to correct them for more flawlessly lightened skin. Skipping the Moisturizer   Bleaching your skin can lead to it becoming dry. This is especially the case when skin lightening treatments are too harsh for skin or they don’t contain nourishing ingredients that will smooth skin while bleaching it gently. That’s why it’s so important to choose a bleaching product that cares for your skin so that your lightening result is skin that glows. Important moisture-rich ingredients for skin include petrolatum. This is found in products such as xF 6.8 Sun Damage and Prevention and it works by forming a film on the skin so that moisture can be locked in. It’s very valuable when it comes to treating any dry or cracked areas. When used in a skin lightening treatment, petrolatum is especially good because it leaves bleached skin smooth and silky. Forgetting to Scrub Various … [Read more...]

Top Natural Remedies for Uneven Skin Tone

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Chances are now that summer’s just around the corner you’re more desperate than ever to get rid of your uneven skin tone or skin discoloration. The good news is that there are successful natural ingredients to help you achieve flawless skin. Treat-Worthy Exfoliation When last did you exfoliate your skin? If you haven’t in a while, this could be the reason why you’ve got darker areas showing up on your skin. What happens is that dry, dead skin cells accumulate on the surface of your skin, making it look darker. A simple exfoliating scrub you can make yourself is to mix sugar with a bit of water and gently rub it all over your skin to slough away dead cells. For something a little more pampering, follow this recipe: mix half a cup of used coffee grounds with half a cup of honey and one tablespoon of orange zest. Now you have a deliciously scented body scrub! Rub it into your skin gently and do it up to three times a week to keep your skin looking fresh. Sugar cane is also … [Read more...]