Tranexamic acid is a synthetic derivative of the amino acid lysine, which is used in skincare to treat hyperpigmentation & post-inflammatory acne scarring. Studies have shown this to be as effective as the gold standard prescription ingredient hydroquinone, without any of the associated irritation, based on a panel with medium-toned skin (50 women of Iranian descent). It is believed to work by suppressing some of the mechanisms in the skin, which lead to the production of excess melanin.
Tranexamic Acid is a synthetic derivative of the amino acid lysine. In skincare, it is used to address hyperpigmentation and skin discoloration.
Tranexamic acid offers benefits such as: - Targets and inhibits excess melanin production in the skin, making it effective in reducing the appearance of dark spots and hyperpigmentation. - Can help improve the overall evenness and clarity of the skin, promoting a more uniform complexion. - Assists in preventing the formation of new dark spots, making it beneficial for individuals with concerns about sun-induced discolorations or post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation. - Supports a more balanced and radiant skin tone, contributing to a youthful and healthy-looking appearance.
If any of the following apply Tranexamic Acid might be a good option for you:
Post Blemish Marks
If any of the following apply it might be best to avoid Tranexamic Acid:
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