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                                                                                                                          MOISTURIZE


THIS BOTANICAL GEL FOR HYPERPIGMENTATION IS AN ADVANCED LIGHTENING
                                                                                                                           PROTECT
FORMULA COMBINING FOUR ACTIVE INGREDIENTS TO DIMINISH DISCOLORATIONS
AND IMPROVE THE OVERALL HEALTH OF THE SKIN. KOJIC ACID AND ARBUTIN,
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NATURAL ALTERNATIVES TO HYDROQUINONE, WORK SYNERGISTICALLY TO HELP
BREAK UP HYPERPIGMENTATION, WHILE CUCUMBER AND THYME CONTAIN ANTI-
INFLAMMATORY AND ANTISEPTIC PROPERTIES TO SOOTHE RED, IRRITATED SKIN.
ACTIVE INGREDIENTS ARE DELIVERED IN A HYALURONIC ACID BASE TO HYDRATE
AS THEY HELP HEAL, CALM, AND IMPROVE THE APPEARANCE OF THE SKIN. PHYTO +
CAN ALSO BE USED TO HELP REDUCE ERYTHEMA AND TO MAINTAIN RESULTS
FOLLOWING INVASIVE COSMETIC PROCEDURES.




FEATURES AND B E N E F I T S
Fo ur skin lighten i n g i n g r e d i e n t s
   • work synergistically to lighten the appearance of skin
Arbutin
   • a natural alternative to the chemical skin lightener hydroquinone — less likely
     to cause irritation
Cucumber and Th y m e                                                                                R E TA I L S I Z E
   • soothe and calm red and irritated skin, as well as help reduce the appearance                   Size                   30 ml
     of hyperpigmentation                                                                            Suggested Retail      $65.00


USAGE RECOMME N DAT I O N S
• Hyperpigmentation
• Melasma
• Erythema
• Beginning 30 days before and/or 7-10 days after invasive or non-invasive rejuvenating procedures
• Protocols: Regenerating Facial, Hand Rejuvenation, Refining Treatment for Men, Reconditioning
  and Firming Treatment


APPLICATION
Twice daily, using fingertips, apply a small amount to “age” and “sun” spots.


COMPANION PRO D U C T S
• All SkinCeuticals antioxidant treatments
• All SkinCeuticals moisturizers
• All SkinCeuticals sunblocks




M AGNET COMMUNICATIONS
THEA DICHIARA 212.367.6946 · AMANDA WOLBROM 212.367.6889

S K I NCEUTICALS
LAURA-LUCIA CAROTHERS 972.926.2916
KEY INGREDIENTS
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ARBUTIN GLYCOSIDE




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• Arbutin is the active ingredient in Uva Ursi                                                                        CH      COOH




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• Present in fairly high amounts (up to 10%) in Uva Ursi                                                     NH1

• Inhibits tyrosinase, an enzyme that contributes to the
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• Known for its skin lightening abilities and healing properties




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KOJIC ACID                                                                                                                                                H

• A skin lightening agent
• Found to be a tyrosinase inhibitor
• Combined with allantoin and other proper ingredients in
  sunscreen preparations, the mixture can inhibit UV-caused                      TYROSINE MOLECULE                                           TY
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  erythema and accelerate wound healing




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• Its botanical properties have been listed as antiseptic, tonic,
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• Helps to soothe, tighten and refresh tired and sagging skin                                                 NH1                                             H

• Contains a group of tetracylic triterpenes, commonly referred
  to as bitter principles of cucurbits which have antioxidant
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• Has been used in the treatment of skin disorders such as                                                        E
                                                                                                                                MELANIN PRODUCTION
  itching, burns, as well as for wound healing                                                                                       I N also determines
                                                                         Normal skin color is formed by Melanin, a natural pigment that T E R U P T E D hair and eye
                                                                         color. In the skin, the enzyme tyrosinase biochemically converts tyrosinase into melanin.
• Has a cooling, demulcent and tonic effect
• Credited with moisture-binding, moisture regulating, soothing,
  tightening, anti-itching, refreshing and anti inflammatory
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• Contains amino and organic acids that are claimed                                                                                                   R   O
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  to strengthen the skin’s acid mantle
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                                                                         When too much melanin is produced, deposits are formed and hyperpigmentation appears in
                                                                         the skin. Phyto + contains natural plant glycosides — extracts shown to interfere in the pro-
                                                                         cess that causes melanin to appear in the skin, preventing further accumulation of excess
                                                                         melanin and discoloration.

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