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Phenylethyl Resorcinol as a Lightening Agent | MaxLife News

Johnny Yu

Stable Skin Lightener 
A clear and even complexion has been considered an ideal of beauty for many centuries. Everyone wants to have an even, smooth skin tone. Being plagued by dark spots whether large or small has complex effects on the confidence of individuals.  Skin whitening has therefore a long tradition. Many common skin lightening ingredients, though, are reported to be unsafe, cytotoxic, unstable or ineffective at low concentrations. But one of them has fulfilled all the conditions and deemed to be safe for skin whitening and also have a miracle effects. 

Tyrosinase Inhibitory 
Phenylethyl Resorcinol also commercially known as Symwhite 377 is inspired from pinosylvin, a natural skin brightening compound occurring in pine. It was synthesized by Symrise researchers and screened for tyrosinase inhibitory activity as well as for anti-oxidant efficacy. According to research it is an anti-oxidant that is considered effective in influencing the formation of pigmentation, and therefore able to lighten the skin. It has proven to serve as a lightening and brightening ingredient in skin care products, hair lightening products, and cosmetics and is considered reliable whitening agent. 

Easily absorbed 
When Phenylethyl Resorcinol based products applied topically, they are light and easily absorbed for improving the appearance of facial and hand pigmentation. It can deposit unevenly causing scarring and hyper-pigmentation. It can also be used for long term face and hand brightening as well as for evening out skin tone. It also possesses excellent moisturizing and antioxidant properties. It is appropriate for all skin types. 

Excellent Moisturizer 
It is said to have excellent moisturizing and humectant properties. By being powerful moisturizer and humectant, it work by enhancing water absorption from the dermis (middle layer of skin) and helping to keep that water bound in the epidermis (outer layer of the skin), resulting in soft and smooth skin tone. It also reduces irritation caused by dry skin. 

Powerful Antioxidant 
Phenylethyl Resorcinol has shown powerful anti-oxidant properties. It inhibits the effects of free radicals and helps reverse the effects of aging by improving skin health and rejuvenating its appearance. It helps plump out the skin and make it appear more youthful. Phenylethyl Resorcinol helps encourage the growth of new cells and make sun damaged skin appear younger. It can also balance the skin color and relieve the chromatosis caused by UV. 

Powerful Antiaging 
Phenylethyl Resorcinol has also shown properties of miracle anti-aging agent. Most of us deal with brown spots and red marks at some point in our lives. Similarly as we age, our skin becomes thinner and loses fat, causing it to sag and develop fine lines. The body produces less collagen and elastin, substances that enables the skin to maintain its smooth, plump and youthful appearance. Phenylethyl Resorcinol helps prevent the further decline in collagen level and stimulate new cells to grow and help skin cells to heal; in short, restoring the skin to its youthful look with more glow and shine. 

Used all over the world now 
Many FDAs (Food and Drug Administrations, China, Korea and etc) have approved this new synthesized ingredient, Phenylethyl Resorcinol also known as Symwhite 377 that can be used in skin whitening products formulations. 

Now a day’s Phenylethyl Resorcinol is being used in a wide range of cosmetic applications, such as whitening, freckle removing and anti-aging cosmetics, face creams, anti-dark spot cream for hands, post depilatory cream and moisturizers. 


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