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
Brassica Campestris Seed Oil (And) Glycyrrhiza Glabra Root Extract (And) Polyglyceryl-3 Diisostearate (And) Althaea Officinalis Root Extract (And) Oryza Sativa Bran Extract. Bright Oléoactif® by... view more
Applications
  • Sun care (Sun protection, After-sun & Self-tanning)
  • Skin care (Facial care, Facial cleansing, Body care, Baby care)
  • Decorative cosmetics/Make-up
  • bio/ organic
  • ...
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
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
  • ...
Nylon 6/12 (and) Butylene Glycol (and) Glycyrrhiza Glabra Root Extract. Acts as a lightening/whitening agent and radiance promoter. This treated product is designed to address existing and emerging... view more
Applications
  • Sun care (Sun protection, After-sun & Self-tanning)
  • Toiletries (Shower & Bath, Oral care...)
  • Skin care (Facial care, Facial cleansing, Body care, Baby care)
  • Decorative cosmetics/Make-up
  • ...
Vaccinium Myrtillus Seed Oil. Used in skin, body, hair and sun care. Acts as an anti ageing and skin lightening agent. Posesses nourishing and protecting properties. Offers advantages such as... view more
Applications
  • Skin care (Facial care, Facial cleansing, Body care, Baby care)>Body care
  • Hair care (Shampoos, Conditioners & Styling)
  • Sun care (Sun protection, After-sun & Self-tanning)
Ribes Nigrum (Black Currant) Seed Oil. Used in skin and after sun care. Acts as a skin soothening, moisturizing and anti-ageing agent. Offers characteristics such as skin lightening and body weight... view more
Applications
  • Skin care (Facial care, Facial cleansing, Body care, Baby care)
  • Hair care (Shampoos, Conditioners & Styling)
  • Sun care (Sun protection, After-sun & Self-tanning)
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