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Alpha Skincare Dual Action Skin Lightener

Alpha Skincare

Dual Action Skin Lightener

0.85 oz Item 2298305

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
 
4.6

(based on 25 reviews)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (16)
  • Non-greasy (12)
  • Softens skin (5)
  • Effective (4)
  • Easy to use (3)

Cons

  • Bad smell (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (14)
  • Uneven skin tone (12)
  • Fine lines/wrinkles (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (10), Beauty expert (3), Budget shopper (3), Skin care professional (3)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (10), Dry (5), Oily (3)

Reviewed by 25 customers

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5.0

A Great Product

By Value Shopper

from Chicago

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Lightweight
  • Non-Greasy
  • Softens Skin

Cons

    Best Uses

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

    Comments about Alpha Skincare Dual Action Skin Lightener:

    Very effective at lightening all of my dark spots. A great product and very reasonably priced.

    • Skin Type:
    • Dry
    • Age:
    • 60+
     
    5.0

    A must for even skin tone

    By Sarah

    from Akron, Ohio

    About Me Beauty Expert

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Uneven Skin Tone

        Comments about Alpha Skincare Dual Action Skin Lightener:

        Works well on dark spots from the sun and acne scars!

        • Skin Type:
        • Combination
        • Age:
        • 30-44
         
        5.0

        Like it so far...

        By Marie

        from Rochester, NY

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Lightweight
        • Non-Greasy

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use

          Comments about Alpha Skincare Dual Action Skin Lightener:

          I've been using this product for only a week. I have a couple of age spots on my cheeks that I can see even thru my makeup. I like a more natural look so I don't apply a lot of foundation. So far it looks like my spots have faded a little. I still see them thru my makeup but a little less. I'm hoping in a few weeks they'll all be gone so will see!

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

          Love It

          By Divan

          from Mi

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Lightweight
          • Non-Greasy
          • Softens Skin

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Uneven Skin Tone

            Comments about Alpha Skincare Dual Action Skin Lightener:

            This product works excellently for me at fading brown spots. I've had better results than with any other lightening product I have ever tried. Very satisfied.

            • Skin Type:
            • Dry
            • Age:
            • 60+
             
            5.0

            This WORKS!

            By Dee

            from Madison, Wi

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Lightweight
            • Non-Greasy

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use
              • Uneven Skin Tone

              Comments about Alpha Skincare Dual Action Skin Lightener:

              This stuff really works! I use it daily - each night and sometimes morning after my shower and before moisturizing. I had two tiny discolored spots, one on each side of my face (side of cheek area) and one on the side of my neck under the ear. My hair covers this one, but it was there and it bothered me! I loved the sun growing up and tanned (with sunscreen) through my early 40s. I wasn't shocked these spots showed up. This product after just 2 weeks of daily consistent use has made a dramatic difference! These spots are almost completely diminished...GONE. My husband noticed a huge difference too. This stuff really WORKS.

              • Skin Type:
              • Combination
              • Age:
              • 60+
               
              5.0

              My third purchase!

              By Nana

              from Indianapolis

              About Me Skin Care Professional

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Lightweight
              • Softens Skin

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use
                • Dark spots
                • Uneven Skin Tone

                Comments about Alpha Skincare Dual Action Skin Lightener:

                Very well priced, targets spots and uneven skin. Takes several weeks, gets the job done as well as high price competition.

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

                Really works!

                By ulta all day

                from spokane,wa

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Lightweight
                • Non-Greasy

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use
                  • Uneven Skin Tone

                  Comments about Alpha Skincare Dual Action Skin Lightener:

                  This is a great price for a product that really reduce my dark spots/sun-age spots. I use every day, sometimes morning and night. Once in a great while, it irritates an area-usually on my chest, so I just skip that area a couple days and it's fine.

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

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  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

                  (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  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 4 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

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