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Ingredient Focus: Kojic Acid

Ingredient Focus: Kojic Acid

In skin care products, kojic acid functions primarily as a skin-lightening agent. Popular within the celebrity culture, this powerful ingredient assists in the exfoliation of dead skin cells, removing oil, dirt, and organisms that might be thriving on the skin.

To understand the effects of skin lightening, its worth noting how your skin gets its color in the first place. Here are a few pointers:

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Hira Malik

Hira Malik

Resident Pharmacist

With a Masters in Pharmacy, I am here to explain the science behind the beauty. I offer expert advice on ingredients, the latest Skincare trends, lifestyle choices and any skin concerns you may have. I enjoy travelling and taking part in running events like Tough Mudder and the Color Run.