Used for treatment of post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation, melasma and hyper-melanotic skin pigmentation disorders.
How it works
Kojic acid suppresses enzymes that remove oxygen from certain amino acids, polyphenols, xanthines and also competes with, and blocks, the natural enzymes that direct melanin production, eventually lightening your skin.
Common side effects
Increased sensitivity to light, Skin redness, Burning sensation, Itching, Contact dermatitis, Local reaction, Skin peeling