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BRIGHTENEX™
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BRIGHTENEX 1.0% Retinol

Skin Brightening & Correcting Crème, Non-Hydroquinone

Brightenex™ can be used as a first course in treating hyperpigmentation and as a maintenance product after completing a course of RX treatment. It is formulated to even skin color and tone.

Indication
Hyperpigmentation, sun damage

Benefits

  • Non-hydroquinone, bioengineered complex that absorbs deep into the epidermis to target the stages of skin discoloration
  • Multi-action formulation releases micro-encapsulated retinol, plant antioxidants and enzymes to rapidly brighten and even skin tone quality
  • Unique penetrating formula clarifies and brightens skin, minimizes the appearance of skin redness and helps prevent future damage

Key Ingredients

  • High potency retinol and ascorbic acid-2 glucoside: Breaks up existing pigmentation and increases cell turnover to rapidly brighten and even skin tone
  • Glutathione, soy isoflavones and n-acetyl glucosamine: Prevents new age spots and uneven color
  • Stachys officianalis: Helps block melanin production by blocking messengers triggering melanogenesis
  • Vitamins C and E: Provides antioxidant properties

Size
75 mL / 2.5 Fl. Oz.

pH
5.5

$118.00

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Directions for Use: 

Apply 1-2 pumps evenly on the face and other areas to be treated. Apply two times weekly and increase as tolerated. Skip days between applications.

  • Initial dryness, irritation and peeling is normal and typically develops 2-3 days following first application.
  • Dryness, peeling and irritation will diminish as new, fresh skin is revealed.
  • Mix equal parts of Brightenex™ with Ommerse® Renewal Crème or Restoracalm™ and apply once a week if a less aggressive approach is needed.
Ingredients: 

1% Retinol Ingredients: Water (Aqua), Cetearyl Isononanoate, Cyclopentasiloxane, Glycerin, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis Oil, Cyclohexasiloxane, Cetearyl Alcohol, Steareth-20, Cetyl Alcohol, Pentylene Glycol, Ascorbyl Glucoside, Polysorbate 20, Retinol, Carbomer, Disodium EDTA, Cyclotetrasiloxane, Cyclotrisiloxane, Cetearyl Glucoside, Prunus Armeniaca Kernel Oil, Lecithin, Sodium Hydroxide, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Glutathione, Tocopheryl Acetate, Propylheptyl Caprylate, Tocopherol, Acetyl Glucosamine, Sodium Chloride, 1,2-Hexanediol, Caprylyl Glycol, Potassium Sorbate, Stachys Officinalis Extract, Maltodextrin, Phospholipids, Soy Isoflavones, Polysorbate 80, Alcohol, Nylon-12, Sodium Sulfite, Sodium Metabisulfite, Zea Mays Oil, Beta-Carotene, BHT, BHA, Sodium Benzoate, Gluconolactone, Acrylamide/Ammonium Acrylate Copolymer, Polyisobutene, Sorbitan Isostearate, Lavandula Angustifolia Oil, Pelargonium Graveolens Oil.


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THE PERFECT PRIMER
This is a very interesting anti-aging product that works. I recognize that my skin has become very clear, even-toned, hydrated and firm. I wish it was in a larger bottle.
 
Kathy D
Age: 30-39
MY FAVORITE ZO PRODUCT!!!
I literally gasped when the last drop came out of the container! All I could think about was what was I going to do until I got hold of my next bottle. The color is perfect for my skin tone.
 
Jennyontheblock
Age: 20-29
SUMMER FAVE
I can't go through summer without it. I recommend it to anyone who wants to protect and look great.
 
Mrs. Smith
Age: 50-59