Skin brightening is sort of a religion these days. With so many effective ways to restore your glow without using hydroquinone, it’s no wonder that kinder, gentler ways to brighten up a dull, dry, discolored complexion are in demand right now. In addition to the widely accepted staples of kojic acid, licorice extract, retinol, vitamin C, green tea, and other antioxidants, there are some newcomers to the party. Getting glowy skin is all about using sun protection to prevent damage, plus reversing existing damage with consistent daily use of an active skin care regimen that turns over dead cells and reveals healthy new ones.
Some new products to add to your arsenal:
Marini Luminate Face
If you think your broad spectrum, high SPF sun protection has got you covered for all possible sun related damage you might be surprised to learn that a new study by Yale University cancer researchers has revealed some compelling news. The cell-damaging effects of ultra-violet rays may continue for some time, even after you leave the sun. Surprised? The Wall Street Journal recently reported that “product formulators are now seeing after-sun care as another line of defense to stop cell mutations and photo aging in its tracks.”
We asked Dr. Audrey Kunin, board certified dermatologist and founder of DERMAdoctor Skincare for her take on this matter and what can be done to help prevent c