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Brown Spots? Redness? Wrinkles? Oh my…

The Esthetician Says

Yes, it’s that time again. Time to take a closer look at your skin. The summer sun is fading but not those blotchy brown spots on your cheeks. So now what? Bleach? Laser? Ski Mask?

Those brown spots, technically known as hyperpigmentation, affect all skin tones from the most pale to the darkest ebony. While the number one cause is sun exposure, pigmentation irregularities are also accelerated by hormonal changes, medications, skin inflammation, and blemishes. Depending on the cause, and your skin tone, discoloration can vary from red to tan, to brown or dark purple.

Reverse hyperpigmentation

  • Use a broad-spectrum sunscreen including antioxidants, at all times (no exceptions).
  • Topical application of antioxidants such as Vitamin C, Green, Tea Extract, Turmeric Extract and cutting edge extracts like Kakadu Plum are essential.
  • Use products to exfoliate dead and hyperpigmented cells, and stimulate the production of new cell growth. Alpha and Beta Hydroxy Acids, enzyme treatments and gentle facial scrubs accelerate cell turnover.
  • The ingredient, hydroquinone is used to lighten the visible appearance of hyperpigmentation. Available in various percentages it can be an extreme sensitizer on the skin and cause a halo effect, lightening the area around the dark spot. It is a widely controversial and studies have noted it’s mutagenic and cancer causing potential. It is banned in many parts of the world.
  • Regular professional facial treatments that exfoliate and infuse antioxidants into the skin help to improve skin tone and texture, reduce fine lines, and stimulate elastin and collagen production.

VitaBright KX
Jurlique’s natural patent-pending complex, is designed to work safely and effectively on the three distinct aspects of irregular pigmentation:

  • Inhibits tyrosinase, an enzyme that triggers the production of melanin, thus discouraging new melanin pigment from being created.
  • Reduces the appearance of existing discolorations and dark spots.
  • Minimizes the transfer of existing melanin to the melanosomes, the sub-unit within a cell that contains melanin.

VitaBrght KX with Kakadu Plum Extract
A potent, yet natural alternative to hydroquinone. This super-fruit is the world’s richest source of Vitamin C containing 50 times more than oranges. Only found in the Jurlique Purely Bright System featuring:

The Purely Bright system is:

  • Clinically proven to help reduce dark spots in 30 days.
  • 75% of clinical evaluation participants observed a reduction in dark spots.
  • 80% of users observed smoother, younger looking skin.
  • Measurements indicate a significant decrease in depth of wrinkles & fine lines by 33%.
  • 100% of users noticed increased moisturization.

About Jurlique
Founded over 25 years ago by Dr. Jurgen Klein, a naturopath and chemist, along with his wife Urlike a botanist, the Jurlique range is authentically natural. We apply advanced technologies to organic ingredients grown on our Australian farm creating high performance, potent skincare. Jurlique formulas contain natural alternatives to commonly used synthetic ingredients such as hydroquinone, retinol, and peptides, delivering effective results without using harsh chemicals or causing irritation.

Lisa Polley, Director of Education for Jurlique has over 20 years of experience as a licensed Esthetician. Working with skin conditions and training other Estheticians around the world, Lisa has a wealth of knowledge about skin and the effective ingredients to use for results.

  


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