The New Skincare Product on the Shelf – Lytera Skin Brightening Complex

Lytera skin brightening complex product photoLytera Skin Brightening Complex is a product that’s been getting a lot of buzz, and after Colleen, our aesthetician, showed us the results, we decided to stock our shelves.

Lytera is a non-prescription, non-Hydroquinone skin brightening cream that effectively treats brown spots and discolorations caused by sun damage. It’s not tested nor does it contain parabens.

Instead, Lytera has a combination of active ingredients that attack different types of discoloration – licorice root to smooth-out texture and fade dark spots; tetrahexyldecyl ascorbate to brighten skin by increasing firmness and boosting collagen production while also reducing melanin production; retinol to encourage healthy cell turnover and others such as squalane and vitamin B3.

lytera skin brightening before and after photosIt can be used on all skin types but here are the three precautions:

  1. It contains 4-ethoxybenzaldehyde, a fragrance known to irritate very sensitive skin.
  2. It’s not recommended for pregnant or lactating women.
  3. If you don’t use an SPF sunscreen everyday, you won’t see any results.

Lytera vitalize peel before and after photos

That said, if Lytera is safe for you and you apply a thin layer twice daily (plus sunscreen), you should be able to see dramatic results in about four weeks. In clinical studies:

  • 79% of patients reported an improvement in evenness after 12 weeks
  • 95% of patients reported an overall improvement in skin after 12 weeks

And now for the one drawback – Lytera is one of the most expensive skin-brightening products on the market, but there’s a reason: it’s very effective. At Lieberman & Parikh, we sell it for $142 but we currently have an introductory special of $95 now through the end of 2016. 

Let us know if you think you might be a good candidate for our newest product, Lytera, by dropping us a note here.

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