The Universal Selection Source: Cosmetics Ingredients

Lightening / Whitening Agents

Exposure to sun, wounds, rashes etc. can cause skin darkening or leave dark spots. Skin lightening / whitening agents function by hindering melanin production, making the skin look whiter and lighter in complexion. Skin lightening agents can be plant based, marine based or synthetic.
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Ellagic acid by Extrasynthese is an analytical standard. The substance acts as an antioxidant and lightening/whitening agent. It belongs to polyphenol family. Used in skin care products... view more
Applications
  • Skin care (Facial care, Facial cleansing, Body care, Baby care)
  • bio/ organic
  • whitening
Inabata
Bentonite and Ethylhexyl Ferulate. INACLEAR® by Inabata acts as a lightening/ whitening agent. Inhibits melanin synthesis. Used in skin care products... view more
Applications
  • Skin care (Facial care, Facial cleansing, Body care, Baby care)
  • whitening
Butylene Glycol, Water and 0.11% Plankton Extract. brighlette™ marine ingredient by Lipotec acts as a lightening, anti-aging and protective agent. Extract obtained by biotechnology from a marine... view more
Applications
  • Skin care (Facial care, Facial cleansing, Body care, Baby care)
  • shine / radiance
  • uniformity
  • bio/ organic
  • ...
7-methoxy-6-palmitoyl-2,2-dimethylchroman. chromabright® synthetic molecule by Lipotec acts as a lightening agent. Brightens the skin safely, prevents photo-aging and also helps to prevent the skin... view more
Applications
  • Creams, lotions & gels
  • Skin care (Facial care, Facial cleansing, Body care, Baby care)
  • protections
  • shine / radiance
  • ...
ActivON
Glechoma Hederacea. ActivGH by ActivON acts as an anti-irritant and whitening agent. Decreases skin pigmentation and increases skin color recovery. Reduces melanocyte proliferation. Used in skin... view more
Applications
  • Skin care (Facial care, Facial cleansing, Body care, Baby care)
  • bio/ organic
  • whitening
  • non-irritant
Cochlearia Armoracia (Horseradish) Root Extract. Used in skin lotions and washes, cleansers, moisturizers, and products formulated for lightening the skin, astringents, toners, creams, lotions, and... view more
Applications
  • Skin care (Facial care, Facial cleansing, Body care, Baby care)>Facial care>Moisturizing products (creams & lotions)
  • Skin care (Facial care, Facial cleansing, Body care, Baby care)>Facial care>Toners
  • Skin care (Facial care, Facial cleansing, Body care, Baby care)>Facial cleansing
Andrographis paniculata leaf extract. Actives International ViaPure Andrographis acts as an anti-aging agent, anti-inflammatory agent and lightening agent. It is highly refined lipophylic extract of... view more
Applications
  • Skin care (Facial care, Facial cleansing, Body care, Baby care)>Facial care>Whitening preparations
  • soothing
  • whitening
  • bio/ organic
Actives International
Pleurotus Sajor-caju Ferment Filtrate. ViaFerm White acts as a skin lightening and whitening agent. The edible Oyster Phoenix Mushroom contains biocatalytic enyzmes exhibiting lightening activity... view more
Applications
  • Skin care (Facial care, Facial cleansing, Body care, Baby care)>Facial care>Whitening preparations
  • whitening
Blend of water, alcohol, cetearyl alcohol, lecithin, tetrahydrodiferuloylmethane, arbutin, aloesin, ascorbyl palmitate, parfum and potassium phosphate. Used in skin care and colour therapy. Offers... view more
Applications
  • Skin care (Facial care, Facial cleansing, Body care, Baby care)>Facial care>Whitening preparations
  • Decorative cosmetics/Make-up
Air Products
Blend of water, magnesium ascorbyl phosphate, lecithin, alcohol, xanthan gum, phenoxyethanol, benzoic acid and dehydroacetic acid. Used in skin care. Possesses skin brightening, skin protection... view more
Applications
  • Skin care (Facial care, Facial cleansing, Body care, Baby care)
Air Products
It is an active complex for skin whitening and skin depigmentation. The INEOCELL® technology delivers the actives directly to the cells. It is proven (using the ultra-modern in vivo measuring... view more
Applications
  • Skin care (Facial care, Facial cleansing, Body care, Baby care)>Facial care>Whitening preparations
  • Skin care (Facial care, Facial cleansing, Body care, Baby care)>Facial care>Anti-Ageing preparations
Akema Fine Chemicals
Allantoin Glycyrrhetinic Acid. It has anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-stress, anti-allergenic, anti-redness, skin protectant properties. It is an allatonin derivative and a complex that... view more
Diamond powder. Activates the microcirculation and improves skin complexion. Used in anti-aging products, sun protections, day and night creams, gels, lotions, massage formulations, body talc... view more
Applications
  • Decorative cosmetics/Make-up>Foundations & Concealers (creams, fluids)
  • Decorative cosmetics/Make-up>Foundations (Foams & Sprays)
  • Decorative cosmetics/Make-up>Nail treatments
  • Decorative cosmetics/Make-up>Powders & Blushes
  • ...
Alban Muller International
Cosme-Phytami® Mulberry (white) tree by Alban Muller International acts as an antioxidant. Is derived from roots of Morus alba L. syn. Morus tatarica L. and contains polyphenols. Possesses... view more
Applications
  • Skin care (Facial care, Facial cleansing, Body care, Baby care)>Facial care>Whitening preparations
  • preservative-free
  • whitening
  • absorption
  • ...
Yeast extract, water. Can promote collagen synthesis. Offers anti-inflammatory, soothing, moisturizing and revitalizing properties. Also provides nourishing and whitening properties. It can be used... view more
Applications
  • Skin care (Facial care, Facial cleansing, Body care, Baby care)>Facial care>Whitening preparations
  • Sun care (Sun protection, After-sun & Self-tanning)
  • Skin care (Facial care, Facial cleansing, Body care, Baby care)>Facial care>Moisturizing foams
  • Skin care (Facial care, Facial cleansing, Body care, Baby care)>Facial care>Anti-Ageing preparations
  • ...
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