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Alpha Skincare Dual Action Skin Lightener

Alpha Skincare

Dual Action Skin Lightener

Item #: 2298305 Size: 0.85 oz

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The exclusive Dual Action Skin Lightener formula provides the optimal balance of 2% hydroquinone and 10% Glycolic AHA. Hydroquinone is a proven skin lightener. Glycolic AHA helps reduce the appearance of lines and wrinkles while boosting the effectiveness of hydroquinone. Your skin will look bright, healthy and more radiant. Helps to fade dark spots caused by aging, sun damage and blemishes. Reduces the appearance of lines and wrinkles and evens skin tone and texture. Vitamin E helps nourish skin. For all skin types. Free of parabens. pH 4.
Use Dual Action Skin Lightener to fade dark spots caused by aging, sun damage and blemishes. Apply twice daily to dark spots and areas of skin discoloration. Do not rinse off. For daytime use, we recommend applying a sunscreen with broad spectrum SPF 15 or higher to prevent further discoloration and sun damage.

Precaution: Avoid contact with eyelids and eyes. Some users of this product may experience a mild skin irritation. If skin irritation becomes severe, stop use and consult a doctor. Do not use on children under 12 years of age, unless directed by a doctor.
Hydroquinone, Water, Glycolic Acid, Propylene Glycol, Isopropyl Palmitate, Mineral Oil, Glyceryl Stearate, Cetyl Alcohol, Ozokerite, Sodium Hydroxide, Steareth-20, Laureth-23, Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Dimethicone, Xanthan Gum, Sodium PVM/MA Decadiene Crosspolymer, Sorbic Acid, Sodium Metabisulfite, Imidazolidinyl Urea, Tetrasodium EDTA, Fragrance, BHT

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Alpha SkincareDual Action Skin Lightener
 
4.4

(based on 18 reviews)

85%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (10)
  • Non-greasy (7)
  • Effective (4)
  • Easy to use (3)
  • Good value (3)

Cons

  • Bad smell (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (8)
  • Uneven skin tone (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (5), Budget shopper (3)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (5), Dry (3), Oily (3)

Reviewed by 18 customers

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5.0

Good quality

By Bev

from Tuscaloosa, AL

About Me Beauty Expert

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Improves skin discoloration
  • Lightweight
  • Non-Greasy

Cons

  • Bad Smell

Best Uses

  • Daily Use
  • Fine Lines/Wrinkles
  • Uneven Skin Tone

Comments about Alpha Skincare Dual Action Skin Lightener:

I have begun using this because my acne caused hyperpigmentation along my jaw line. The results I'm seeing are slow but steady. Glycolic acid has an optimal pH of 2-3, and when I tested the pH it was definitely on the acidic side, which is good because if the pH is too high the acid will neutralize and won't do its job. The smell of this isn't great, but it's not perfume and the smell disappates quickly so I don't really care. Good price for 10% glycolic acid.

  • Skin Type:
  • Oily
  • Age:
  • 18-29
 
5.0

so relieved!

By brightface

from CA

About Me Skin Care Professional

Pros

  • Effective

Cons

  • Irritates Skin

Best Uses

  • Uneven Skin Tone

Comments about Alpha Skincare Dual Action Skin Lightener:

I am so relieved I could cry. I've been struggling with melasma on my upper lip that makeup couldn't completely cover. I was using another brand that gave minimal results and then stopped working after a while. I saw a review for this product on Beautypedia and decided to give it a try. It seriously gave me results after two uses. I am so happy. Note that it does cause a slight tingling/burning when first applied, but I didn't notice any other signs of irritation after that.

  • Skin Type:
  • Combination
  • Age:
  • 30-44

(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

Dissapointed

By Ash

from Baltimore, MD

About Me Minimalist

Verified Reviewer

Pros

    Cons

    • Not Effective

    Best Uses

      Comments about Alpha Skincare Dual Action Skin Lightener:

      I used this every day for a few months as instructed around my feet and ankles. Every day after I showered, I would apply to scared areas. I scar very easily from mosquito bites and they look exactly like acne scars. Deep purple/red and long lasting. My mosquito scars are still there since June 2016. I applied this product hoping to eliminate the dark hue and it literally did nothing. I have not used on my face for acne scars/freckles because it says to stop using after a few months if it does not work. Bummed out.

      • Skin Type:
      • Dry
      • Age:
      • 18-29

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Highly Effective

      By Alex

      from Richmond, Ca

      About Me Beauty Expert

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Lightweight
      • Non-Greasy

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Uneven Skin Tone

        Comments about Alpha Skincare Dual Action Skin Lightener:

        I RARELY write reviews but this products has changed my skin dramatically. I had stubborn acne scars that wouldnt go away no matter what product I used. I chose this product after looking at reviews and the ingredient list. I used it twice a day and noticed results by the end of the week. I have been using it for about 6 months and ALL of my acne scars are almost completely gone. When I do get a blemish, because I use this cream it doesnt leave a scar. I highly recommend this for anyone with dark spots/acne cars!

        • Skin Type:
        • Oily
        • Age:
        • 18-29

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        alpha skin lightener

        By Trix

        from Deerfield Beach, FL

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Lightweight
        • Moisturizes
        • Non-Greasy
        • Smells Great
        • Softens Skin
        • Soothes Skin

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use
          • Sensitive Skin
          • Uneven Skin Tone

          Comments about Alpha Skincare Dual Action Skin Lightener:

          I have only been using this for a few days, in the "mustache" area, which is darker on my face than most women. I have very super-sensitive skin. The directions say to apply twice a day, but because of my sensitive skin, I have only been using it once a day to start. I do have to say that it does seem that the area is slowly lightening. Maybe it is wishful thinking on my part, but I don't think so.

          • Skin Type:
          • Combination
          • Age:
          • 45-59

          (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          I would definitely buy this product again. Loved it ;)

          By Chrissy

          from Tucson,az

          About Me Minimalist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use

            Comments about Alpha Skincare Dual Action Skin Lightener:

            I love this product when it was called alpha hydrox and now that it's named Alpha skin care. I was very sad when I thought it was discontinued and all they did was change the name. Wish they would sell it in stores for convenience.

            • Skin Type:
            • Oily
            • Age:
            • 45-59

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Love it!

            By Angmw

            from Houston

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Lightweight
            • Non-Greasy

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Enlarged Pores
              • Melasma

              Comments about Alpha Skincare Dual Action Skin Lightener:

              Used it twice daily for 6 months...Melasma improved significantly.

              • Skin Type:
              • Combination
              • Age:
              • 45-59
               
              5.0

              works great!

              By CC

              from Hesperia, CA.

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Lightweight
              • Non-Greasy

              Cons

              • Bad Smell

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use
              • Uneven Skin Tone

              Comments about Alpha Skincare Dual Action Skin Lightener:

              This not completely take brown spots away but it is the best that I have found!

              • Skin Type:
              • Dry
              • Age:
              • 60+

              (0 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              No Results!

              By Ketadream

              from Florida

              About Me Skin Care Professional

              Pros

                Cons

                • Bad Smell
                • Greasy
                • Heavy
                • Irritates Skin
                • Not Effective

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Alpha Skincare Dual Action Skin Lightener:

                  Going to try to return for store credit.

                  • Skin Type:
                  • Combination
                  • Age:
                  • 18-29

                  (5 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Amazing!

                  By be you tiful

                  from Northridge, ca

                  Comments about Alpha Skincare Dual Action Skin Lightener:

                  This product has the same ingredients as the overpriced creams but so inexpensive. It works so well! My 40 year old face has never been so smooth! Got rid of all the texture and dark spots are fading away! I use it ever night before going to bed and use sunscreen in the morning! I have recommended it to everyone that has sun damage, acne scars or just texture. Must have product!!

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