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De-Pigmentation serum

Depigmentation Serum Unveiled: Achieve Even-Toned Skin

Introduction

Understanding the subtlety of depigmentation and the transformative power of lactic acid is essential to address skin concerns like pigmentation on face. Due to processes like autoimmune, people face the challenge of uneven skin tone, generally known as Depigmentation. Lactic Acid, on the other hand, is a key player in skincare! To include the ingredient in the daily skincare routine, one requires knowledge, perfection and a  commitment to skincare that goes beyond face beauty.

What is Depigmentation?

Depigmentation refers to the loss of pigment from the skin. It occurs when a color pigment known as melanin is deposited into the skin. Melanin is made by specialized cells known as melanocytes that are responsible for the production of melanin. Some other terms related to pigment include: 

a) Pigmentation- Presence of pigmentation on the face 
b) Hypopigmentation & Less pigmentation on the face- Under pigmentation on the face 
c) Hyperpigmentation - Over pigmentation on the face

What is Lactic Acid?

The body produces a chemical known as Lactic acid, an alpha hydroxy acid (AHA) when the cells break down carbohydrates for energy. It is then referred to as lactate. Lactic acid is made up mostly of muscle cells and red blood cells but it can be generated from any tissue in your body.

While exercising, the muscles do produce lots of lactic acid but in general, anything that makes the body use more oxygen than usual leads the cells to produce lactic acid. Afterward, the liver and kidneys filter lactic acid out of the blood and break it down into glucose (blood sugar).

Lactic acid is also derived from sour milk or fermented fruits. It gently dissolves the bonds between dead skin cells that promotes their sloughing off and provides fresher, smoother skin underneath.

How do they work?

This exfoliation process helps in maintaining the skin texture by reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and even out the color of the skin. Also, lactic acid has humectant properties that contribute to hydration. It can be particularly salutary for individualities with dry or sensitive skin, as it provides exfoliation without causing skin any kind of irritation. 

Regular use of natural skincare products containing lactic acid encourages cell development that evens out the skin and radiates the skin's overall appearance. It's also of utmost importance to incorporate sun protection into the natural skincare routine, as exfoliation may increase perceptivity to UV rays.

Benefits

  • Improving Skin Texture And Tone
  • Improving Skin Appearance Or Firmness
  • Reducing Dark Spots
  • Smoothing Fine Lines And Surface Wrinkles
  • Unblocking And Cleansing Pores

Side Effects

Any chemical peel can cause adverse reactions. When trying out lactic acid for the first time, keep an eye out for: 

  • Redness
  • Swelling
  • Burning sensation
  • Severe itching
  • Noticeable peeling

It is essential that one talks to a doctor in case, he/she notices any of these skin reactions. Also, take a break from exfoliants altogether to prevent any more stress on the already damaged skin.

What to Pair & Not to Pair

Retinol

Enzymes

AHA’s

BHA’s

Benzoyl Peroxide

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Hyaluronic Acid

Ceramides

Peptides

Moisturizing Oils

Butter

 

Best form & why

Lactic acid is most effectively utilized in natural skincare through serums as they have a lightweight, easily absorbable texture that allows lactic acid to penetrate the skin deeply & efficiently. This enhances its exfoliating properties which aids in the removal of dead skin cells and promoting cell turnover. Serums also enable precise control over the acid concentration, minimizing the risk of irritation. The formulation of lactic acid serums ensures a stable and potent delivery, making them ideal for addressing various skincare concerns such as hyperpigmentation, fine lines, and uneven texture.

Kass Depigmentation Serum

Our formulation of Kass Depigmentation Serum brings you the union of Lactic Acid, Alpha Arbutin & Palmaria Palmata as a mighty solution to stubborn pigmentation on face. This lightweight, quick-absorbing serum regulates melanin production. It improves overall skin health to even out skin tone & texture. It erases any dark spots to bring clarity to the skin, which promotes radiance. 

Apply on cleansed face, after toner & before using a moisturizer. Concentrate on concerned areas. Since it contains 3% Lactic Acid, it can be incorporated in both AM (Day time) & PM (Night time). 

Who can use it?

Suitable for people with all skin types. Also, people who have:

  • Dark spots 
  • Age spots
  • Tan
  • Acne marks
  • Wound marks 
  • Severe pigmentation on face

What will People notice after using the serum?

  1. Visibly lightens pigment
  2. Evens out skin 
  3. Gently exfoliates to give skin clarity
  4. Improves skin texture 
  5. Restores skin health 

Hero Ingredients

1) Lactic Acid- 3%

  • Exfoliates and removes dead skin cells
  • Improves skin texture 
  • Smoothens fine lines and wrinkles
  • Brightens the skin
  • Promotes cell regeneration

2) Alpha Arbutin

  • Brightens and evens out skin tone
  • Reduces hyperpigmentation and age spots
  • Has antioxidant properties that protect against environmental stressors
  • Does not cause irritation or sensitivity in most skin types

3) Whitonyl : Silab, France

  • Reduces hyperpigmentation and age spots
  • Brightens the skin
  • Improves skin texture
  • Evens out skin tone
  • Reduces inflammation & redness

4) Sodium Hyaluronate

  • Hydrates the skin
  • Improves skin elasticity and firmness
  • Smoothens fine lines and wrinkles
  • Soothes and calms the skin
  • Improves skin texture

5) Neroli

  • Has astringent properties that tighten and firms the skin
  • Improves skin texture 
  • Soothes and calms the skin
  • Reduces inflammation 
  • Has a pleasant fragrance which uplifts the mood

6) Sodium BiCarbonate

  • Exfoliates and removes dead skin cells
  • Unclogs pores and prevents acne breakouts/ acne marks
  • Reduces redness
  • Balances the pH of the skin

Tips to Use 

  1. Patch Test: 

Before applying or using any kind of new product or chemical in your routine, it is necessary to perform a patch test on a small area of the skin to check for any adverse reactions or sensitivity.

  1. Start Slow: 

If one is using lactic acid for the first time in skincare, its always best to begin with a lower concentration and gradually increase the frequency as the skin begins to build tolerance for a newly introduced chemical. This helps prevent excessive dryness or irritation.

  1. Apply to Clean, Dry Skin: 

Always use the best serum for pigmentation on clean and dry skin before applying other products such as moisturizer, sunscreen etc. This ensures the better absorption of the lactic acid into the skin.

  1. Follow with Moisturizer: 

Wait for the lactic acid serum to be absorbed into the skin, then follow it up with a moisturizer that maintains hydration and reduces potential dryness.

  1. Use Sunscreen: 

Lactic acid increases sensitivity to sunlight. Hence, it is necessary to apply a broad-spectrum sunscreen with at least SPF 30 during the day to protect the skin from harmful UV rays.

  1. Skip Physical Exfoliation: 

While doing the weekly exfoliation, be it physical exfoliation or chemical exfoliation, avoid using a lactic acid serum on that day to prevent over-exfoliation, which can lead to excessively dry skin, irritation and compromised skin barrier. You can follow it up with a Hydrating Serum for soothing the skin.

  1. Be Patient: 

It is important to be patient & consistent with the adhered natural skincare products. As the results from using lactic acid may take time. Use the dark spot serum or best serum for pigmentation as directed because the overuse can be counterproductive and lead to irritation rather than improvement.

NOTE: Individual responses to natural skincare products can vary and what works for one person may not work for another. Adjust the routine based on the skin's needs and consult with a dermatologist if one has specific concerns or questions.

Conclusion

On the path to clear, vibrant skin, one needs to have forbearance, thoroughness and self- care. As we always say, skincare is not just a routine, it's about celebrating the unique beauty that everyone possesses. With each use of lactic acid serum, one can witness the renewal at a cellular position, restoring not just the skin's vitality but also a person’s confidence. Your natural skincare trip is a particular narrative of self-love and radiant beautiful skin is yet to come.

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