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Online Only Dual Action Skin Lightener

Alpha Skincare

Online Only Dual Action Skin Lightener

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0.85 oz Item 2298305

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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 SkincareOnline Only Dual Action Skin Lightener
 
4.5

(based on 28 reviews)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (17)
  • Non-greasy (12)
  • Softens skin (5)
  • Effective (4)
  • Easy to use (3)

Cons

  • Bad smell (3)
  • Irritates skin (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (14)
  • Uneven skin tone (13)
  • 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 28 customers

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Inexpensive & Effective for Sun Spots

By SD_NATUREGIRL

from San Diego

Comments about Alpha Skincare Online Only Dual Action Skin Lightener:

I use this as an inexpensive way to lighten sun spots on my forearms. It's a thin lotion and only a small amount is needed. Just make sure to let it absorb and dry before applying sunscreen, which is a must with daytime use. Be patient and consistent with twice daily application & you'll see results.

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
3.0

Not sure how I feel about this one..

By Ashley

from Phoenix, AZ

Pros

  • Lightweight

Cons

  • Irritates Skin

Best Uses

    Comments about Alpha Skincare Online Only Dual Action Skin Lightener:

    I have a sun spot on my upper cheek that I have never been fond of. I bought this product and used it once in the morning and once at night for 2 days. A total of 4 times. I noticed my sun spot started to scab and then turn bright red/brown. A spot that had never been *super* noticeable has now gotten my friends and family worried that it is skin cancer. After a few days of this spot being bright red, it scabbed over again. About a week to a week and a half after initial application my sun spot looks back to normal and maybe a bit less dark. I don't know if I did something wrong but the journey to the end result was not desirable. Not sure if I will use this product again..

    • Age:
    • 18-29
     
    5.0

    Love it.

    By Jbou

    from Minnesota

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Uneven Skin Tone

        Comments about Alpha Skincare Online Only Dual Action Skin Lightener:

        I have a lot of pih scarring and this does a nice job of gradually fading them. I don't love the smell but it's not a deal breaker and fades quickly.

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

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        A Great Product

        By Coupon 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 Online Only 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+

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          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 Online Only 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 Online Only 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

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Love It

                By Vandi

                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 Online Only 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+

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  This WORKS!

                  By Dee

                  from Wisconsin

                  About Me Beauty Conscious

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Lightweight
                  • Non-Greasy

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Daily Use
                    • Uneven Skin Tone

                    Comments about Alpha Skincare Online Only 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 Online Only 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 Online Only 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

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